How to Make a Manhattan, Two Ways

Manhattan New York City

HOW TO COCKTAIL: MANHATTAN, TWO WAYS

Learn how to make this classic cocktail with top bartender Allison Widdecombe, as well as her own, award-winning variation.

THE CLASSIC MANHATTAN

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 oz Woodford Reserve Bourbon
  • 1 oz Sweet vermouth
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • Garnish: Oils from a lemon peel and a maraschino cherry
  • Glass: Cocktail or coupe

PREPARATION:
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir, and strain into a chilled cocktail or coupe glass. Express the oils from a lemon peel over the top of the drink and garnish with a maraschino cherry.

THE ALLISON WIDDECOMBE MANHATTAN

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2.25 oz Woodford Reserve Bourbon
  • .75 oz Sweet vermouth
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 1 dash Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters
  • Barspoon Maraschino liqueur
  • Garnish: Orange Peel
  • Glass: Cocktail or coupe

PREPARATION:
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir, and strain into a cocktail or coupe glass. Express the oils of the orange peel over the top of the drink and drop in the peel for garnish.

 

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