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Candied-Kumquat Manhattan

Photo: Greg Dupree; Styling: Lindsey Ellis Beatty

Active time 8 mins
Total time 40 mins
Yield

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (2 oz.) rye whiskey
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon sweet vermouth
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 3 whole candied kumquats (available on amazon.com)

How to Make It

  1. Stir together whiskey, water, vermouth, and bitters in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass filled with ice, and garnish with a skewer of candied kumquats. (For a sweeter drink, stir in 1 teaspoon kumquat syrup.)