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Classic Manhattan Cocktail Recipe


This sweet version of the Manhattan cocktail is much prefered by us and many others. We chose bourbon but you could always up to for a Rye to make this perfect after dinner drink.
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 6 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cocktail
Keyword: classic cocktails, Manhattan
Servings: 1 Cocktail
Calories: 191kcal



  • 60 ml Bourbon Whiskey
  • 30 ml Sweet Vermouth
  • 2 Dash Boker Bitters


  • Fill your mixing glass with ice to the top and stir to bring the mixing vessel to a good temperature.
  • Discard any water that has been created in the mixing vessel and then add your whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters.
  • Stir for up to 45 seconds to reach optimum dilution
  • Using your julep strainer to hold the ice in place. strain into a chilled glass
  • garnish with a maraschino cherry and serve!


Calories: 191kcal
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