The Manhattan is one of the oldest and most revered cocktails, originating in the late 19th century. It's a simple yet sophisticated blend of whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters. The drink is known for its complex flavors and smooth finish, making it a favorite among whiskey aficionados. Whether you're a cocktail connoisseur or new to the world of mixology, the Manhattan is a timeless classic that never disappoints.


  • 2 oz Bourbon or Rye Whiskey
  • 1 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 2-3 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • Ice cubes
  • Cherry or orange twist for garnish


  1. Fill a mixing glass with ice cubes.
  2. Add the whiskey, sweet vermouth, and Angostura bitters.
  3. Stir well until chilled.
  4. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  5. Garnish with a cherry or an orange twist.