Classic Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

Pete Capella
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We love New York City for a lot of reasons; the energy, the buildings, the accents. But let’s be honest, we love New York for its cocktails. And, one of the first (and most popular) is that of its namesake: The Manhattan. Dating back to the Mid-1800’s,  the true origin of the drink is still up for debate. Truly, we don’t care, its just too good to matter.



2 1/2 oz Rye Whiskey

3/4 oz Sweet Vermouth

2 dashes Angostora Bitters

1 Maraschino Cherry for garnish


Combine the rye, vermouth and bitters in a shaker, ice and stir 26 times. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with one maraschino cherry.

You can watch a Manhattan being made at The Savory bar to know how to make it perfectly at home. Cheers.

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