How To Make The Best Manhattan Recipe

Legend has it that the Manhattan originated in New York City, sometime in the 1870s, mixed together in honor of hometown presidential candidate Samuel J. Tilden.

Want to learn more about the Manhattan? Geek out with this episode of Cocktail College!

Ingredients In The Best Manhattan Recipe

  • 2 ½ oz Rye
  • 1 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 2 dashes Angostura

Manhattan Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice.
  2. Stir.
  3. Strain into chilled cocktail glass
  4. Garnish with a cherry and enjoy.

Recipe Rating

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Yield: 1 Cocktail
Updated: 2016-03-30