How to Make the Blonde Manhattan from Lilium


Lady Gaga, Scarlett Johansson, Veronica Lake, Danny Bowien. Recognizable names? Sure. Blond New Yorkers? You bet. (Looks like you’re one of us now, Danny.)

Lighten up your drink order this holiday with the Blonde Manhattan from Lilium in Union Square. Being served as a tribute to the 79th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition, the cocktail combines corn whiskey, sweet vermouth, orange bitters, and cointreau.

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The Drink: The Blonde Manhattan

The Bar: Lilium NYC

The Price: $15

The Ingredients: 1 ¾ ounces Corn Whiskey, 1 ounce sweet vermouth, 1/2 ounce Cointreau, 3 dashes of orange bitters

The Method: Shake with ice and strain up or over fresh ice on rocks glass; garnish with lemon twist.