Cocktail of The Week Dallas

    EVENTup venue Nickel & Rye gets crowned for Cocktail of the week in The Dallas Observer. Read more about their Maple Bacon Manhattan below. (and try not to start drooling, we dare you)

    photo from The Dallas Observer

    On the first day, God made ... what was it again? Well on the last day, he made bacon. And the day after that, he made bourbon. Nickel and Rye put them together and made something heavenly.

    Nickel and Rye’s Maple Bacon Manhattan is an incredibly simple yet flavorful way to enjoy two of the best things in life – bacon and bourbon. They pulled back the curtain on the exact recipe, so you can make it at home, thought that which takes some time. Or, if you’re impatient and can’t wait 24 hours to infuse your own bourbon, just drop in and order one.

    Maple Bacon Manhattan

    2 oz. Bacon-infused bourbon*

    0.5 oz. Amaro syrup

    combine ingredients in a shaker, add ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass and garnish with a slice of candied bacon.

    *Bacon-Infused Bourbon

    1. Add 1/2 cup melted bacon fat to 1 liter of whiskey in a large container. (Note: do NOT add whiskey to bacon fat)

    2. Stir well, let rest for 20 minutes, then stir again.

    3. Place in refrigerator and allow to separate (overnight is best)

    4. Remove from fridge, poke hole in fat layer, pour through a coffee filter and store in an airtight container.

    Check out the original article by Susie Oszustowicz here.

    Not only does Nickel and Rye have an out-of-this-world Manhattan, but they are also available to rent out for private events! Click here to get more rental information.

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