Does Proof Matter in Cocktails? | Black Manhattan | Heather Wibbels
When sipping cocktails, sometimes you’ll notice a little more booze, pending how much the bartender put in there. But when it comes to flavor and balance, how much does proof matter? Author of the upcoming book, “Bourbon is My Comfort Food ,” Heather Wibbels joins the show and makes one of my favorite cocktails–The Black Manhattan. And you can try this, too, just use the bourbons below and the recipe to find out!
2 oz bourbon or rye
1 oz Foro Amaro
3 dashes bitters (Woodford Reserve Sorghum and Sassafras)
Whiskeys we used: Old Bardstown Bottled in Bond, Rittenhouse Rye and Russells Reserve as our blinds