The deceptively simple Manhattan has everything you need in a cocktail—richness and warmth from the whiskey, the sweetness and complexity of vermouth, and bitters to balance everything out. This trio of classic ingredients makes a perfect starting point for endless Manhattan variations. In this video, Mike Robertson of Portland, Oregon’s The Driftwood Room shows us how to make six different Manhattans in less than one minute.

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