Drinks

Manhattan

  • Serves

    makes 2 Cocktails

Created in the 1870s at the Manhattan Club, on the island of the same name, this cocktail was first served at a banquet hosted by Lady Jennie Churchill, Sir Winston Churchill's mother.

Ingredients

  • 5 oz. bourbon
  • 2 oz. sweet vermouth
  • 6 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 2 maraschino cherries

Instructions

instruction 0

Fill 2 stemmed cocktail glasses with crushed ice, then set aside to chill.

instruction 1

Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice cubes, then add bourbon, vermouth, and bitters. Stir well.

instruction 2

Pour ice out of glasses, then strain drink into chilled glasses. Garnish each with a maraschino cherry.

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