PONY Journal

Introducing The Manhattan

Introducing The Manhattan

The Manhattan is an ageless classic. Harking back to the 1880s, it remains one of the most popular cocktails in the world today, favoured for its distinctive blend of aromatic and sweet flavours.

The cocktail calls for a mix of American whiskey (early recipes call for rye, but bourbon is also used today) with sweet vermouth and bitters. One of the earliest cocktails to incorporate sweet vermouth, the Manhattan predates even the martini.

Similar to the martini, the Manhattan is best kept very cold and served up in a martini glass. However, where the martini requires...


[MARTINI & I] The Writer: Karen Tee

[MARTINI & I] The Writer: Karen Tee

MARTINI & I

The final story in our "Martini & I" series, freelance journalist and writer Karen Tee walks us through her relationship with the martini and its variations. Whatever your story is with this classic cocktail, simple or epic, create more martini moments with us @ponycocktails #martiniandi


[MARTINI & I] The Bartender: Giovanni Graziadei

[MARTINI & I] The Bartender: Giovanni Graziadei

MARTINI & I

For a bartender's perspective, we turn our attention to Giovanni Graziadei. Principal bartender at Jigger & Pony, Giovanni shares his experience drinking and making the martini.


[MARTINI & I] The Explorer: Shane Eaton

[MARTINI & I] The Explorer: Shane Eaton

MARTINI & I

In the second of our series, we have physics professor/cocktail imbiber Shane Eaton sharing his martini story. Join us over the next two weeks as we bring you more personal anecdotes about this king of cocktails. 


[MARTINI & I] The American: Howard Lo

[MARTINI & I] The American: Howard Lo

MARTINI & I

This month, we celebrate the king of cocktails – the martini. Over the next few weeks, join us as martini buffs open up about their relationship with what some have dubbed the ultimate cocktail.