How to make a Perfect Manhattan cocktail

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Hey, It’s Bourbon Bill here at Bourbon Bill’s Pirate Bar. Let’s talk about the Manhattan cocktail! This classic cocktail was invented in the mid-1870’s the Manhattan cocktail is just as popular today as it was over 100 years ago. In this article, we will show you how to make a perfect Manhattan cocktail!

It’s refreshing and easy to make this fantastic looking, classic cocktail. Every bartender should know this one by heart!

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See the recipe below:

  • 1 martini or coupe glass (try the iooliluxry martini / coupe glass set found on Amazon at
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces of Rye Whiskey
  • 3/4 of an ounce of sweet red vermouth
  • A dash of Angostura bitters
  • 1 cherry for garnish

Please drink responsibly.

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