The Manhattan

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 3 min
  • Prep: 3 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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2 ounces rye or bourbon

1/2-ounce sweet vermouth or Cinzano

2 dashes bitters

Maraschino cherry, for garnish (optional)


  1. Combine first three ingredients in a shaker with ice and gently swirl or stir
  2. before straining into a chilled martini glass.
  3. Serving suggestion: Garnish with a cherry and add rocks if you like.