The Manhattan Cocktail

2014-08-23
  • Servings : 1
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 5m
  • Ready In : 10m

The Manhattan cocktail. Delicious vermouth based mixed drink.Some people prefer less vermouth and dash of bitters.Others use a different kind of whiskey rather than rye,still others like a dash of Benedictine liqueur tossed in for effect.

Ingredients

  • 2½ oz (75 ml) rye whiskey
  • maraschino cherry
  • 1 oz (30 ml) sweet vermouth

Method

Step 1

In an old fashion glass filled with cubed ice,combine whiskey and vermouth. Stir well.

Step 2

Garnish with maraschino cherry.

This one is a classic Manhattan cocktail.

There are many variations to the Manhattan.

Manhattan Cooler

1. 4 oz(120 ml) claret

2. 2½ oz (75 ml) freshly squeezed lemon juice

3.a few drops gold rum

In a old fashion glass,combine all ingredients.

Stir well.

Add ice and stir again.

Top with fruit slices.

Manhattan Maneater

1. 1½ oz(45 ml) whiskey

2. 2 tablespoons Southern Comfort

3. 1-2 dashes orange bitters

In a shaker filled with ice,combine all ingredients.

Shake well and strain into old fashion glass.

Add more ice.

Garnish with maraschino cherry.

Manhattan Vieux Carre

1. 2 oz(60 ml) Bourbon

2.1 oz(30 ml) sweet vermouth

3. a few drops of sugar syrup

Combine without ice.

Stir well to blend.

Refrigerate in a small sealed jar for 1 day.

Serve straight up with maraschino cherry.

Ingredients

  • 2½ oz (75 ml) rye whiskey
  • maraschino cherry
  • 1 oz (30 ml) sweet vermouth

Method

Step 1

In an old fashion glass filled with cubed ice,combine whiskey and vermouth. Stir well.

Step 2

Garnish with maraschino cherry.

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