The Manhattan was created as a rye cocktail, but nowadays you can find it made with bourbon as well. Whisky Advocate wanted to know: does one whiskey or the other make a better cocktail? We tasted a bourbon Manhattan and a rye Manhattan side-by-side, not knowing which was which, to find out.
This virtual tasting features two examples of bottled in bond whiskey—that is, American whiskey from one distillation season and one distillery, aged in a federally bonded warehouse for at least four years, then bottled at exactly 100 proof.
This sommelier-led virtual tasting features two innovative American whiskies from Blackened that showcase how this brand uniquely utilizes black brandy finishing and Metallica-fueled sonic enhancement to create truly one-of-a-kind bourbon/rye blends.