Manhattan Cocktail

Manhattan Cocktail

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"The Manhattan is a classic cocktail believed to date back to the late 1800s. It's made with a bracing mixture of bourbon or rye whiskey mixed with sweet vermouth and a dash of Angostura bitters."

Ingredients

5 m servings 174 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 174 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 9 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Combine whiskey, vermouth, and bitters in a cocktail mixing class. Add ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  2. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You may substitute bourbon whiskey for rye whiskey in your Manhattan.
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I was given many years ago the recipe for 'the perfect Manhattan' as follows: 2 oz. 100 proof bourbon (like Jeremiah Weed), 1 oz. extra dry Vermouth, 5 drops bitters, 1-2 Maraschino cherries plu...

This is a true classic- bracing for sure but yummy all the same.

Been a favorite for almost 30 years.

Great classic! Thank you for saying STIR...never SHAKE....it ruins the whiskey! We love it with bourbon.

My favorite drink. I do not care for it with Bourbon though. I usually use a Canadian whiskey. It's strong, so I avoid serving it to novice drinkers or those who like sweet drinks.

Classic indeed! I prefer to use bourbon. While I don't typically enjoy sweet cocktails, this one straddles the fence between sweet and smoky....