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.

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A spiked iced coffee drink made with Manhattan Special espresso-flavored soda.
Yield: makes 1 Drink


  • 5 oz. Manhattan Special or another espresso-flavored soda
  • 1 oz. whiskey
  • 1 tsp. half and half


  1. Combine ingredients over ice; stir. Enjoy.