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The Only Manhattan Recipe You'll Ever Need

Watch this video and learn how to make the perfect whiskey drink.

One of five classic cocktails named at the city that never sleeps, the Manhattan—a blend of whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters— is a surprising chameleon of a drink, and one whose personality morphs based on the blend of its three ingredients. Play around with your favorite whiskeys and sweet vermouths to build your perfect Manhattan.

How To Make a Manhattan

One serving.

2 oz. rye whiskey
2 oz. sweet vermouth
3 dashes Angostura Bitters
3 maraschino cherries (optional)

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass. Add ice and stir to blend. Strain into coupe glass. Garnish with maraschino cherry-skewered toothpick.

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