Hacienda Del Sol Mixologists have been at it again! Our team of talented wine, beer, and liquor experts began making old classics new, then old again by barrel-aging cocktails. Cocktail buffs and liquor fanciers from near and far agree, this batch of barrel-aged Manhattans is unparalleled! They are now available by the glass or by the barrel!
Check out fifteen fun facts you may not know about the amazing barrel-aged cocktails from the bar at Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort:
- Barrel-aging cocktails allows each mixture to absorb flavor notes from the wood, smoothes out rough edges, and promotes a more complete component blend.
- Each Hacienda Del Sol barrel is brand new, pure American oak, that has been charred, tempered and seasoned by Hacienda Del Sol Mixologists.
- Our barrels hold five liters or 170 ounces of liquid (enough for about 65 cocktails at 2.5 ounces each.)
- There are currently nine cocktail-filled barrels aging in Grill Bar.
- We are currently aging barrels all containing Manhattans.
- The recipe is proprietary, but contains; rye, bourbon, bitters and cherry flavoring.
- The cocktails age for up to six months.
- The flavor profile of our barrel-aged Manhattan is so complete, nothing but ice is added to the glass.
- Full Manhattan barrels may be purchased for $450 (+tax and engraving).
- When guests purchase a full Manhattan barrel, they may keep the empty or bring it back for a refill of the same mixture for $250.
- Refill barrels can be made to unique specifications; with favorite whiskeys, ryes or bourbons.
- Gift Giving ideas include; Father’s Day, Housewarming, groomsmen, birthday, special thank you, holiday or wedding gift.
- Barrels may be engraved with special message and date.
- Barrel-aged Manhattans by the glass are currently available at the The Grill, the Bar, and Terraza Garden Patio & Lounge.
- Supplies are limited and may run out soon!
Barrel-aged Manhattans are available now by the glass (or by the barrel) at The Grill and Terraza Garden Patio & Lounge at Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort.
*photo by Jackie Tran