Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

The Manhattan cocktail recipe is made with rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters. The cocktail is served in a cocktail glass and often served with a maraschino cherry.

There are many different variations of the manhattan cocktail. They are made by replacing one of the ingredients with another such as types of whisky or brandy. It is said to have originated in Manhattan, New York where it got its name.

Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

Manhattan Cocktail Ingredients


  • Cocktail Glass
  • Mixing Glass

Making the Manhattan Cocktail

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Notes & Tips

You may prefer to shake your Manhattans rather than stirring. If shaken, your Manhatten will be more cloudy and topped with an algae-like foam. It will also feel thinner on the tongue.

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  • Photo by star5112 (JOH_3015).
  • Cocktail by Satisfactory.
  • Mixing Glass by Chaowalit Koetchuea.