Manhattan Recipe. Stirred Not Shaken. Never on the Rocks.

manhattan in hand


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  • 2 ounces bourbon or rye whiskey
  • 1 oz sweet vermouth of your choice
  • 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • 1 dash of orange bitters
  • Luxardo cherry garnish or another cocktail cherry for garnish


  1. Add your bourbon or rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, and all bitters into a mixing glass half full with smaller ice cubes
  2. Optional: squeeze a few drops of syrup in the mix from the cocktail cherries
  3. Stir for approximately 30-90 seconds
  4. Strain into a martini glass
  5. Garnish with cherries