Bourbon Manhattan Recipe

Bourbon Manhattan Recipe
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Originating in its namesake city in the 1870s, the most traditional Manhattan uses rye whiskey, though Bourbon or Canadian whisky are also traditionally used, depending on which time period you locate your traditions. This version is a slight variation on the original. Master this cocktail and you'll be on your way to becoming a great home bartender.

1
Servings
115
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Bourbon whiskey
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • 1 dash orange bitters
  • orange rind
  • preserved cherry for garnish

Directions

Over the inside of a chilled coupe or martini glass, squeeze the orange rind to release the essential oils into the glass, then run the skin side of the rind along the rim. Discard orange rind. In a mixing glass, combine your ingredients and stir over ice. Strain into a chilled coupe or martini glass, and garnish with orange rind and preserved cherry.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Sugar
10g
11%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
12g
9%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Calcium, Ca
32mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Magnesium, Mg
2mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
2mg
0%
Sodium, Na
87mg
6%
Water
39g
1%

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