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La Condesa's Calimocho Manhattan

[Photographs: Melody Fury]

Simmering Mexican Coca Cola, brandy, and red wine down into a syrup provides body to this spin on a Manhattan from La Condesa in Austin, Texas. Rye and Punt e Mes coax out the syrup's complexity.

Note: Bitter Truth Jerry Thomas' Own Decanter Bitters are available at liquor stores and online, but in a pinch, you could make this drink with Angostura.

About the author: Melody Fury is a writer and food photographer that shares her time between Austin, TX and Vancouver, BC. See what she's imbibing on Twitter @GourmetFury.

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