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Maple Manhattan

"If you're a fan of old-fashioned cocktails, try this riff on a classic manhattan. Maple syrup adds a touch of sweetness."
—Ryan Smith, Fluid Bar Service, Burlington, Vermont

Combine 2 oz. bourbon, oz. maple syrup, a dash of sweet vermouth, and ice; stir. Strain and pour into a glass; garnish with a maraschino cherry.

"Aarne" double old-fashioned glass, $28, Iittala

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