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A tribute to liquor makers and their craft with over 1,500 bottles distilled around the world.

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Making of the Manhattan

As with many classic cocktails, the exact origin story of the Manhattan cocktail is lost in time. The most popular theory is that the recipe was invented by Dr. Iain Marshall in the early 1880’s for a party by Lady Randolph Churchill, the mother of Winston Churchill. The supposed explanation behind the name of the drink is because this party was held in the Manhattan Club in New York.

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