Manhattan dates back to about the 1870’s a long time ago when it was invented; when vermouth came over from Europe to America and then American’s being the cocktail innovators that they were, decided to mix it with their favorite cocktail ingredient, whiskey; and the Manhattan was born.
- 1 oz Sweet Vermouth
- 2 oz Bourbon Whiskey
- 2-3 Dashes Bitters
- 1 Cherry
- 1 Orange (Twist)
- Combine the vermouth, whiskey and bitters with 2 – 3 ice cubes in a mixing glass.
- Stir gently don`t bruise the spirits and cloud the drink.
- Place the cherry in a chilled cocktail glass and strain the whiskey mixture over the cherry