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Classic Manhattan Cocktail

Classic Manhattan Cocktail

This Classic Manhattan Cocktail is a classic for a reason!  So easy to make and so easy to sip! 
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 173kcal


  • 2 ounces rye whiskey
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • Maraschino Cherry for garnish


  • Fill a cocktail mixing glass halfway up with ice. 
  • Add whiskey, vermouth, and bitters.  Stir to combine. 
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. 


While a rye whiskey is classic, you can also use Canadian whisky, bourbon, blended whiskey, and Tennessee Whiskey.  
Use 1/2 ounce sweet vermouth and 1/2 ounce dry vermouth to make a Perfect Manhattan. 


Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g