Bartending/Cocktails/Manhattan

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Manhattan

Flavour Manhattan
Units 1.8
Standard drinks 1.4

The Manhattan is a classic American cocktail.

Ingredients[edit]

  • 1 shot Rye or Canadian whiskey
  • 1/2 shot Sweet vermouth
  • Angostura bitters

Garnishes[edit]

  • Maraschino cherry

Glass[edit]

Instructions[edit]

  1. Pour whiskey and vermouth over ice in a mixing glass
  2. Add a dash of bitters
  3. Stir and strain into a cocktail glass
  4. Garnish with a cherry

Variations[edit]

  • The Perfect Manhattan (half dry vermouth, half sweet vermouth)
  • The ratio can be made sweeter or drier
  • Brandy Manhattans are popular in some regions

Related Drinks[edit]

  • The Rob Roy, which is made with Scotch
  • Less closely, the Martini, and all its relatives