Manhattan Cocktail


The Manhattan cocktail is one of the finest whiskey drinks and one of the first that uses vermouth.  Every bartender knows how to make this drink and there are several Manhattan cocktail recipes using bourbon or Canadian whiskey.  Rye was originally used in making Manhattan and believed to be the best type to use. 






  • 2 ounces of rye whiskey
  • 5 drops Angostura Bitters
  • 1 ounce of sweet vermouth

How to make Manhattan cocktail:

Combine the ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice.  Stir well and strain into a chilled glass.  You can garnish your drink with cherry