- Prep: 5 min
- Cook Time: –
- Total: 5 min
- Serving: 1 Serving
A real Manhattan cocktail is made with a blend of straight rye whiskey, vermouth and bitters. Now that rye whiskey is making a comeback from its Prohibition absence, try this quintessential blend and enjoy an original.
- 2 ounces straight rye
- 1 ounce sweet vermouth
- Dash of angostura bitters
- 1 maraschino cherry
- Place a martini glass in the freezer for 5 minutes to chill.
- Pour the rye and vermouth into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously for 25 seconds.
- Strain the mixture into the prepared glass, garnish with a maraschino cherry and serve immediately.