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How to make a Manhattan | a basic Manhattan recipe
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Manhattan Recipe


  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 3 ounces bourbon whiskey
  • 1 dash bitters
  • 1 maraschino cherry
  • orange peel


  • Gently mix sweet vermouth, bourbon, and bitters in a chilled glass.
  • Add cherry.
  • Garnish with orange peel.


Manhattans are traditionally served in a martini glass, though often people ask to have them served in low ball glasses on ice. Either way is just fine!