Recipe courtesy of John Green

Classic Manhattan

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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2 ounces rye whiskey

3/4 ounce sweet vermouth 

2 dashes Angostura bitters 

1 orange slice 

1 maraschino cherry


  1. Combine the whiskey, vermouth and bitters in a pint glass. Fill the glass with ice and stir for 12 to 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass.
  2. Garnish with the orange slice and the maraschino cherry and serve.