Apr 29, 2011 Manhattan Extra Special New York City's cult favorite espresso-flavored soda, Manhattan Special, is the basis for this simple, genius drink, ideal for sipping outdoors on a warm sunny day. If you can't find Manhattan Special near you, it's available for purchase online. Spring Summer Recipes Leave a Comment Save Recipe Print Email Enlarge Credit: Anna Stockwell MAKES 1 DRINK5 oz. Manhattan Special or another espresso-flavored soda1 oz. whiskey1 tsp. half and half Combine ingredients over ice; stir. Enjoy. Save Recipe Print Email More from Saveur.com Asparagus Recipes Fresh Spinach Fruit Compotes, Jams & Preserves Recipes for New Potatoes Asian-Inspired Summer Meals Related Links Articles Friday Cocktails: The Manhattan Extra Special Your Comments Please log in to leave a comment. Not a member yet? Sign up here. User Name * Password * Forgot your user name or password?