Manhattan

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Makes

    4

    Martinis

Appears in

New York Christmas

New York Christmas

By Lisa Nieschlag and Lars Wentrup

Published 2017

  • About

Ingredients

  • 240 ml (8 fl oz) Canadian whisky
  • 160 ml (5ยผ fl oz) red vermouth (e.g. Martini Rosso)
  • 4 dashes Angostura bitters

Also

  • Ice cubes
  • Cocktail shaker
  • 4 cocktail cherries (from a jar)
  • 4 cocktail skewers
  • Bar strainer

Method

Add whisky, vermouth and Angostura bitters to a cocktail shaker together with 8 ice cubes. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds.

Skewer the cocktail cherries and place 2 ice cubes each into the Martini glasses. Strain the Manhattan straight into the glasses through a bar strainer, decorate with the skewered cherries and serve immediately.