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Don’t Mess with a Classic: Our Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

Simple and straight to the point. Exactly how the Manhattan should be. And the best part is it’s even easier to make than it is to drink.


The origins of the Manhattan cocktail are a bit of a mystery. A popular belief is that it was invented by Dr Iain Marshall in the early 1800s for a party honoring Lady Randolph Churchill. Howver, these days most people in the industry believe that to be a myth since Lady Randolph Churchill was pregnant with Winston Churchill at the time.

Regardless of where the famous whiskey cocktail came from, one thing is for sure: it’s not going anywhere.

You will need:

2 oz Whiskey we enjoyed using Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve

1 oz sweet vermouth

2 dashes of bitters

1 cherry for garnishing


Pour 2 oz of whiskey over iceand add 1 oz of sweet vermouth. Next add the two dashes of bitters and drop in a cherry to garnish and enjoy!

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