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:
- 2 oz Bourbon
- 1 oz Sweet Vermouth
- 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
- Step 1 Combine bourbon and sweet vermouth in a mixing glass filled with ice.
- Step 2 Stir until chilled
- Step 3 Strain into a Martini Glass
- Step 4 Garnish with the cherry
(For UK measurements, please use my handy Cocktail Measurements Converter!)
If you are in the USA, you can buy a great selection of Bourbon at Drizly.
If you are in the UK, you can buy a great selection of Bourbon at The Whisky Exchange.
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