Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Tequila & Mezcal Cocktails

Distrito Federal (aka Tequila Manhattan)

Named for Mexico's largest city, this is an aged-tequila twist on the classic Manhattan.


  • 2 ounce reposado tequila
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • Garnish: lime twist


  1. Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice.

  2. Stir, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

  3. Garnish with a lime twist or a cherry.