Yes, the Manhattan was invented in Manhattan! That was a long time ago, but loads of people still think it’s one of the best cocktails ever.
Some how this combination of bourbon and sweet vermouth, plus a dash of bitters, just works and stands the test of time. Of course, there are those who say it’s not a true Manhattan without using rye whiskey, but hey, I’m a bourbon girl. Try both and choose for yourself.
Here is some equipment you will need:
For UK measurements, please use my handy Cocktail Measurements Converter!
If you are in the USA, you can buy a great selection of Bourbon and Sweet Vermouth at ReserveBar.com.
If you are in the UK, you can buy a great selection of Bourbon and Sweet Vermouth at The Whisky Exchange.
- 2 oz Bourbon
- 1 oz Sweet Vermouth
- 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
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