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Bottled Manhattans

Photo: Robbie Caponetto; Styling: Claire Spollen

Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 5 mins

Serves 12 (serving size: about 2 ounces)

Garnish this classic cocktail with an orange twist and a maraschino cherry.


  • 2 cups rye whiskey
  • 1 cup sweet (Italian) vermouth
  • 2 teaspoons Angostura bitters
  • 12 orange twists
  • 12 maraschino cherries

Nutrition Information

  • calories 128
  • fat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 5 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 2 mg
  • calcium 4 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl; stir gently.

  2. Funnel mixture into a clean 750-milliliter bottle, leaving an inch of headroom at top of bottle; seal with a cork or cap. Store in refrigerator or in a cool, dark place for long aging.

  3. To make 1 cocktail, pour 2 ounces whiskey mixture into a pint glass filled with ice. Stir rapidly for 20 to 30 seconds. Strain into chilled cocktail glass or tumbler filled with ice. Garnish with an orange twist and a maraschino cherry.