Get the recipe for the artsy Basquiat cocktail at Dean & Nancy on 22

From the latest cocktail list, a drink named for American artist Basquiat.

This drink is one of the Boothby Top 50 Drinks of the Year 2022 — you can see the full Top 50 here.

“A classic american tipple, the Manhattan is the canvas for this liquid art that we put a twist on with some rich, extravagant flavours,” says the drink’s creator, Krisztian Csigo. “The complimentary chocolate garnish is made by us from 70% cacao content super high quality chocolate nibs, that first we temper to give a nice snap to the bite. Later the shards are roughly painted with coloured cocoa butter to showcase how the artist studio would have looked like after his neo-expressionist sessions.”



  • 30ml coconut oil fatwashed rye whiskey
  • 60ml Cocchi di Torino
  • 10ml Cherry Heering
  • 5ml Talisker 10 single malt
  • 1 drop Angostura cacao bitters


  1. Stir down all ingredients with ice, strain into a cocktail glass.
  2. Garnish with tempered chocolate triangle with colourful painting.

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