• 2 oz Locke + Co. Aspen Aged Rye
  • 1/4 oz sweet vermouth
  • 1/4 oz dry vermouth
  • 1/2 oz maple syrup
  • Dash of bitters
  • Bacon


  1. Make candied bacon by placing bacon on a baking sheet. Coat in brown sugar and maple syrup and cook at 425 for 10 minutes.
  2. Add more syrup then bake for another 5-10 mins until crispy.
  3. Place ice in a mixing glass. Pour in vermouth, then whiskey, and stir.
  4. Strain into a cocktail glass.
  5. Add a dash of bitters if desired, and garnish with bacon


A Locke + Co Original

Maple Bacon Manhattan Playlist

14 songs, 38 min 37 sec

Denver’s Mile High Soul Club have put together a themed collection of tunes to enjoy your Manhattan to. Enjoy the Maple Bacon Manhattan and hit play.

Started in 2008 by Rockabilly and Ribs founder DJ DogBoy, and Lipgloss co-founder, Tyler Jacobson, Mile High Soul Club has become the epicenter for Denver’s flourishing soul underground. Known internationally as one of the bright spots of America’s current soul scene, Mile High Soul Club is a monthly party at Roxy on Broadway in Denver where resident DJs, guest DJs and live bands specialize in making the dance floor move with a quality mix of Soul, Funk, Northern Soul and R&B.

In 2012, the duo of DJ DogBoy and Tyler Jacobson became a trio with the addition of DJ Steve Cervantes. MHSC has worked with and opened for such notable acts as Nick Waterhouse, Lenny Kravitz, Charles Bradley, JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, Fred Schneider of the B-52’s, Jello Biafra of the Dead Kennedys and many more.

Mile High Soul Club DJs from left to right: Tyler Jacobson, Steve Cervantes & DogBoy

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