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Manhattan Recipe

Manhattan cocktail
Maryse Chevriere

Manhattan cocktail

You can't go wrong with a classic. This cocktail was said to have been created around 1874 at The Manhattan Club in New York for Lady Randolph Churchill, Winston's mother. 


  • 2 ounces American or Canadian whiskey
  • Splash of sweet or dry vermouth
  • Dash of Angostura bitters
  • Maraschino cherry, for garnish


Stir the ingredients together, then pour into a martini glass and garnish with a cherry.