Deciding which recipes to run with articles is painful at times, and my recent piece in Imbibe! was no different. The magazine’s editors picked the Girl From Cadiz, a Hendrick’s cocktail created by Ryan Maybee to represent Manifesto and The Rieger Hotel Grill & Exchange. It is indeed a delicious drink, good enough to be a finalist in the 2007 Vinos de Jerez Sherry cocktail competition.
Still, I can’t help but publish a few others here. First is the Smokin’ Choke, Maybee’s signature cocktail since Manifesto opened.
This modernized version of the Old Fashioned should not be rushed—it needs plenty of stirring time to fully incorporate and chill the maple syrup with the other ingredients. Continue Reading