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Polar Manhattan | Taste and Tipple

Polar Manhattan

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Manhattan, Polar Manhattan
Prep Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes
Servings 1 drink
Author Yvonne Langen


  • 2 oz cognac
  • 1 oz sweet vermouth
  • ½ oz cinnamon syrup
  • 2 dashes Black Walnut bitters or Angostura
  • Garnish: brandied cherry

Cinnamon Syrup

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks


  1. Stir all the ingredients over ice, then strain into a coupe.
  2. Garnish with brandied cherry.

Cinnamon Syrup

  1. Combine sugar, water, and cinnamon sticks in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and let sit at room temperature overnight.

  2. Remove cinnamon sticks and store syrup in an airtight container in the fridge for up to three weeks.