Bartending/Cocktails/Manhattan

Manhattan

Flavour Manhattan
Units 1.8
Standard drinks 1.4

The Manhattan is a classic American cocktail.

IngredientsEdit

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

GarnishesEdit

  • Maraschino cherry

GlassEdit

InstructionsEdit

  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

VariationsEdit

  • 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 DrinksEdit

  • The Rob Roy, which is made with Scotch
  • Less closely, the Martini, and all its relatives
Last modified on 8 August 2007, at 02:27