Old Fashioned Manhattan?

To be honest, I’m still a bit confused on the difference between an Old Fashioned and a Manhattan. I had a delicious one the other day at Meat & Potatoes gastropub in Pittsburgh, but it had weird things in it like black pepper, thyme, and lemon, and whiskey bitters. The cocktail was smooth and strong, well balanced and flavorful, but tasted like none of those things. So instead of attempting to duplicate the recipe, I opted instead to create my own version. The exact proportions could use a bit of tweaking, but overall I was quite pleased with the results.

In a large mixing glass, add the following:
1.5-2 oz bourbon
.75 oz dry vermouth
.75 oz port
.5 oz Cointreau
Several dashes of bitters
Add ice, stir gently to chill
Strain into chilled Old Fashioned glass over 2 large square ice cubes

note: I don’t have the square ice cubes so used 4 normal ones that the freezer makes

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