Last week I hinted that you might be seeing quite a few more cocktails from Paul Clarke’s Cocktail Chronicles because we seem to have very similar bar inventories. This week’s cocktail is


This cocktail is by Enzo Errico from New York city (according to Clarke) and is – perhaps not surprisingly – a riff on the Manhattan. According to Clarke, this drink is a “robust mix with a bitter edge and a dry funk.” I’m not sure if I could describe it any better.

The choice of Punt e Mes is an important part of this cocktail – it brings an extra kick of bitterness and strength and really shines alongside the Marascino.

I suspect you’ll be seeing more like this – we’re really enjoying mixing our way through Cocktail Chronicles. I promise they won’t all be Manhattan variants!


Red Hook

Red Hook

This Manhattan variation comes from Enzo Errico at Milk & Honey – and it comes with a kick!
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  • 2 oz Rye Whiskey
  • 1/2 oz Punt y Mes
  • 1/2 oz Maraschino Liqueur We used Luxardo.


  • Stir in a mixing glass with ice.
  • Strain into a cocktail glass.