This cocktail is a twist on the classic Manhattan, substituting vermouth for benedictine. We like it for happy hour with friends or it has enough boldness to pair with a nice steak dinner.

Today, we’re toasting to Blaire Hamilton – Ty and Cory’s newest addition.  Cheers to them on their new baby girl!

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We’ve got a new line of Wyld Gear drinkware – perfect for keeping drinks cold while smoking meat!

Monte Carlo

Course Drinks


  • Mixing glass & strainer
  • Jigger


  • 2 oz Bourbon or rye whiskey we use Starlight Bourbon
  • 1/2 oz Benedictine
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • Orange peel garnish


  • Add all ingredients to mixing glass filled with ice. 
  • Stir to chill, dilute and mix (20-30 seconds).
  • Strain into cocktail glass and serve neat.
  • Express orange peel into drink, line the edge and garnish.
Keyword Benedictine, Bourbon, Cocktail, Rye