A classic drink that originated in New York
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Course: Drinks
Keyword: bourbon, brandy, makecaloriesgreatagain, manhattan, mcga
Cooking Method: No Cooking Required
Cocktail Catagory: After Dinner, Classic
Cocktail Ingredient: Bitters, Bourbon, Sweet Vermouth
FoodOrDrink: Drink


  • 2 oz Bourbon Traditionally Rye.
  • 1 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 1 Dash Orange Bitters
  • 1 ea Cherry To garnish. Traditionally brandied cherries.


  • Gather your ingredients.
  • Combine everything except the garnish in a shaker.
  • Add ice. Stir / shake.
  • Strain to serve chilled. Garnish. Enjoy!


  • The Manhattan is a classic drink that’s stood the test of time.  Variations can include subbing brandy for bourbon (particularly for those of us from Wisconsin).  
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