30 Easy to Make Alcoholic Drinks

Manhattan Cocktail

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28. Manhattan Cocktail

The Manhattan is still considered one of the greatest cocktails ever. The combination of whisky, sweet vermouth and bitters has been an essential drink since its invention in the mid-19th century.


  • 2 oz rye whiskey
  • ½ oz sweet vermouth
  • 2-3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 maraschino cherry


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir well.
  2. Strain into a cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with the cherry.