Manhattan Noonday

Manhattan Noonday
This bourbon-based drink was originally served at the Noonday Club in St. Louis, Missouri. See this RecipeAndré Baranowski

This classic recipe for a bourbon-based Manhattan is based on one in Ted Saucier's Bottoms Up (Greystone Press, 1951). The drink was originally served at the Noonday Club in St. Louis, Missouri.

Manhattan Noonday
This bourbon-based drink was originally served at the Noonday Club in St. Louis, Missouri.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. bourbon
  • 1 oz. sweet (Italian) vermouth
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • 1 dash simply syrup
  • 1 maraschino cherry

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, stir together the bourbon, vermouth, bitters, and simple syrup. Add ice, cover, and shake vigorously until well chilled, 10–15 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve with a cherry in the bottom of the glass.