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Robert Porter Puts Meaning Behind His Manhattans – Manhattan Month

Robert Porter Puts Meaning Behind His Manhattans


Robert Porter, head mixologist at J&G Steakhouse at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona, is putting meaning behind every Manhattan for the month of October.

Robert Porter Mixing

Robert Porter Mixing – Photo by Cocktail Artist

Check out these ready-to-drink Manhattan cocktails using Cocktail Artist Manhattan Mix.



  • 1 1/2 oz. Fino Sherry
  • 1 oz. Vya Extra Dry Vermouth
  • 1 oz. Cocktail Artist Manhattan Mix
  • Orange peel (for Garnish)

Preparation: Stir and strain into a Martini glass. Garnish with an orange peel.



  • 4 Raspberries (Muddled)
  • 1 1/2 oz. Blended Scotch
  • 1 oz. Vya Sweet Vermouth
  • 1 oz. Cocktail Artist Manhattan Mix
  • 3/4 oz. Egg White
  • 3/4 oz. Cocktail Artist Lemon Juice
  • 1/5 oz. Cocktail Artist Simple Syrup
  • dash of Angostura Bitters (to Top)
  • Fresh Raspberries (for Garnish)

Preparation: Double shake and double strain into a Collins glass filled with ice. Top with dash of Angostura Bitters and garnish with fresh raspberries.

Vya Allstar


  • Absinthe-Rinsed Chilled Martini Glass
  • 1 1/2 oz. London Dry Gin
  • 3/4 oz. Vya Whisper Dry Vermouth
  • 3/4 oz. Cocktail Artist Manhattan Mix
  • dash of Lemon Bitters
  • Star Anise (for Garnish)

Preparation: Stir and strain into absinthe-rinsed chilled Martini glass. Garnish with star anise.

Cocktail Artist is shaking up the cocktail mix category with fifteen essential mixes and bar ingredients that are designed in collaboration with award-winning mixologists. The premium products help demystify the art of mixology so that anyone can mix perfectly balanced craft cocktails at home. Cocktail Artist holds itself to a higher quality standard by eliminating high fructose corn syrup and artificial colors, opting instead to use natural fruit juices and flavors along with pure cane sugar and organic blue agave nectar.

You can find all of the mixes and bar ingredients nationwide in Walmart stores, and soon they’ll available both nationwide at Walmart and can also be found at regional grocery stores. Cocktail Artist is made in the United States and part of FoodStory Brands, which searches the world to bring thoughtfully curated and accessibly priced food and beverage products to American tables.

To participate in Manhattan Month, visit ManhattanMonth.com. For a full list of Cocktail Artist beverages, more information on the mixologists, and to find your nearest store visit Cocktail-Artist.com.