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Manhattan Cocktail

Rated as 4.69 out of 5 Stars
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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."
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Ingredients

5 m servings 169
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cocktail)

Directions

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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You may substitute bourbon whiskey for rye whiskey in your Manhattan.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 169 calories; 0 4 0 0 9 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

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

Most helpful critical review

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...

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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.

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....

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

You have to have a basic understanding of vermouth before diving into this recipe. This recipe is fabulous (5 Star) using a good sweet vermouth. Those preferring drinks on the sweeter side can e...

Outstanding libation of the soul!