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High West Unveils Pre-batched Manhattan and Old Fashioned

Award-winning distillery High West, the minds behind the spectacular Campfire whiskey blend, announced the launch of two new bottled cocktails today.

High West Barrel-Finished Manhattan and Barrel-Finished Old Fashioned are the first two pre-batched cocktails produced by the distillery that will be available nationwide.

The distillery has, in the past, crafted premium, barrel-finished pre-batched cocktails. There was a Boulevardier that leveraged High West’s dedication to masterful whiskey blending, as well as a previous version of the Manhattan.

That version, the 36th Vote Barreled Manhattan, was created using a pre-Prohibition recipe: two parts rye whiskey, one part sweet vermouth, and two dashes of bitters.

Today’s launch of nationally available, barrel-finished bottled cocktails showcases High West’s award-winning cocktail program. The newly released version of the Barrel-Finished Manhattan (74 proof) consists of a blend of bourbon, rye, aromatic bitters, and two types of vermouth.

High West Barrel-Finished Old Fashioned (86 proof) also features a blend of bourbon, rye, and aromatic bitters. However, the pre-batched cocktail makes use of Demerara simple syrup rather than vermouth.

Each High West Barrel-Finished bottled cocktail is available in two sizes, 375ml and 750ml. The former carries an SRP of $29.99 and serves approximately six cocktails. The latter’s SRP is $49.99 and serves about a dozen cocktails.

Try them both with the convenience of delivery to your door via Drizly. Click here for the High West Barrel-Finished Manhattan and click here for the High West Barrel-Finished Old Fashioned.

The 36th Vote Barreled Manhattan is also available on Drizly here, and the High West Barreled Boulevardier can be ordered here.

Hospitality Villains is a member of the Drizly Affiliate Program. Drizly offers affiliates a small commission on sales made through affiliate links. The links above are affiliate links that will help support Hospitality Villains at no additional cost to you.

Neither the author nor Hospitality Villains received compensation, monetary or otherwise, from High West Distillery, their distributors or any other entity in exchange for this post.

Images: High West Distillery

David Klemt View All

I’ve been studying and writing about the hospitality industry since 2006. Like so many people, I started my journey in this business by working as a host, server and bartender. I was introduced to nightlife in Chicago, learning the ins and outs of nightclubs and after-hours hot spots.

After moving to Las Vegas nearly 20 years ago, I both co-owned a valet company and helped promote the club it serviced. That led to me taking on the role of editor for a Las Vegas hospitality industry publication.

A few short years later, I continued along my journey of hospitality industry reporting. I went from contributing to a major industry outlet to taking on the role of editor and content curator.

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