To get started making a Manhattan Cocktail, you are going to need the following ingredients:
- Rye Whiskey
- Sweet Vermouth
- Angostura Bitters
- Maraschino Cherries
The type of Rye Whiskey will depend on what you like and what you want to spend, we would recommend going with a mid-level rye and either Maurin Vermouth or Martini vermouth to ensure the consistency.
How to Make a Manhattan Cocktail
- 2 ounces Rye Whiskey
- 1 ounce sweet vermouth
- 2 dashes Angostura or Orange bitters
- Maraschino Cherry
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine rye Whiskey, vermouth, and bitters. Stir well, about 20 seconds, then strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with cherry.
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