The Manhattan

A real favorite for many

The classic Manhattan was created in the late 19th century for a party at the Manhattan Club in New York to impress foreign dignitaries. It’s success secured it a spot as a favorite cocktail; 150 years later and it’s still favored as a true American cocktail that you can be sure your guests will love.

How to make the Manhattan

Learn the art of the Manhattan from Master Mixologist Chris Adams.


  • 2 oz Bulleit Rye
  • 1 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters


  • Glassware: Rocks or Coupe
  • Ice: Kold Draft Ice (if Rocks)
  • Garnish: Black Cherry


  1. Combine all ingredients into mixing beaker
  2. Add ice and stir 40 times
  3. Strain into rocks glass over large ice or into coupe over no ice using a julep strainer
  4. Garnish with Black cherry

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