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Classic Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

Classic Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

This recipe for the classic Manhattan cocktail combines whiskey, vermouth and bitters, with a maraschino cherry on top.

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"I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day."
-Frank Sinatra


2 oz rye whiskey
1 oz sweet vermouth
1-2 dashes Angostura bitters

Maraschino cherry for garnish


Fill mixing container half full with ice. Add ingredients. Using a long-handled spoon (a bar spoon is ideal) stir vigorously for 20 to 30 seconds strain into a cocktail glass (preferably one that’s been chilled). Garnish with maraschino cherry.

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