The Manhattan

The Manhattan. Whiskey’s answer to the venerable Gin Martini. The Manhattan is a heavyweight of the cocktail world.

Was it invented for Churchill’s mother? Unlikely, but it’s a nice tale.

INGREDIENTS

  • 70ml Rye Whiskey
  • 35ml Sweet Vermouth
  • 2-3 dashes of Bitters
  • Cherry – To garnish

METHOD

Place the ingredients, with ice, into a mixing glass and stir well.  Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.  Garnish with the cherry. Enjoy!!

For a sweeter version, use Bourbon.

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The Manhattan

Create your own perfect Manhattan with these simple ingredients