The Manhattan is a classic American cocktail.


Flavour Manhattan
Units 1.8
Standard drinks 1.4

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