Friday, September 30, 2011
September Cocktail: The Manhattan
My Family's Manhattan
You can make this whatever size you want, just make sure the ratio of whiskey to vermouth is 2:1.
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
2 oz. Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey (such as Wild Turkey 101 or Jim Beam)
1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
2 maraschino cherries
1 splash maraschino cherry juice
Fill a rocks glass 1/2 full with ice. Add the bitters. Add the whiskey, vermouth and cherry juice and stir. Garnish with cherries.