Hatch Chile Manhattan

"The perfect layover from summer into fall, this whiskey with a kick will warm you up while keeping the last of summer produce alive and kicking for weeks and months to come"
-- @forkknifespoon
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Prep time 5mins
Serves or Makes: 1

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  • 4 cups kentucky bourbon
  • 1 green fresh hatch chile, roughly chopped
  • 2 ounces hatch chile bourbon
  • 1 ounce cocchi sweet vermouth
  • 2 dashes angostura bitters
  • 1 luxardo cherry
  • 1 slice jalapeno, or other small fresh chile (optional)
  • Ice


  • Step 1

    Combine bourbon and chiles in a tightly sealed container, such as a mason jar. Wait 1-2 weeks. Strain out peppers, saving infused bourbon.

  • Step 2

    In a cocktail shaker, combine ice, infused bourbon, vermouth and bitters. Stir well and strain into a chilled coupe glass.

  • Step 3

    Garnish with the luxardo cherry and slice of chile, if desired