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.