Manhattan

Manhattan

Manhattan

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 oz. Rye Whiskey (we recommend Bulleit Rye Whiskey)
  • 1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • 2-3 dashes of Angostura Bitters (optional)
  • Maraschino Cherry

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Combine the vermouth, rye whiskey, and bitters with 2 - 3 ice cubes in a mixing glass.
  2. Stir gently, taking care to not cloud the drink.
  3. Place the cherry in a chilled glass and strain the whiskey mixture over the cherry.
  4. You can also add a twist of orange peel for a garnish as well.

The Manhattan has many variations, the following are the most common:
•       A Rob Roy is made with Scotch Whisky
•       A Dry Manhattan is made with dry vermouth instead of sweet vermouth
•       A Perfect Manhattan is made with equal parts sweet and dry vermouth
•       A Brandy Manhattan is made with brandy
•       A Royal Manhattan is made with Crown Royal Canadian Whisky
•       A Southern Manhattan is made with Southern Comfort

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