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Classic Manhattan

Classic Manhattan

Photo: Ryan Moriarty; Styling: Callie Blount


1 cocktail

If you're a whiskey lover, this is your drink. A classic Manhattan calls for sweet vermouth, rye whiskey, and Angostura bitters. 


  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 2 ounces rye whiskey
  • 1-2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 maraschino cherry, for garnish
  • 1 orange twist, for garnish

How to Make It

  1. Combine the vermouth, rye whiskey, and bitters in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Stir gently. Place cherry in the bottom of a chilled cocktail glass and strain the whiskey mixture over the cherry. Garnish with an orange twist.