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manhattan cocktail

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

This ol’ classic is quite easy and simple to make and a great drink for you Whisky & Bourbon drinkers out there!

yield 1 drink
prep time 5 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For manhattan cocktail

  • 1 c
    ice cubes, plus more to chill the cocktail glass
  • 2 oz
    rye whiskey, bourbon or canadian whiskey
  • 1 oz
    sweet vermouth
  • 3 dash
    angostura bitters
  • 1 tsp
    cherry juice
  • 2 lg
    cherries such as amarena fabbri or luxardo, for garnish

How To Make manhattan cocktail

  • 1
    Place an ice cube in a Nick & Nora glass or Champagne coupe and fill it with water; set aside.
  • 2
    In a cocktail mixing glass, add whiskey, sweet vermouth, bitters, and cherry juice. Add 1 cup ice and stir until chilled, about 1 minute.
  • 3
    Discard ice and water from Nick & Nora glass or coupe.
  • 4
    Using a strainer, pour the cocktail into the chilled glass and garnish with cherries.
  • 5
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