There's just something about drinking a classic cocktail that puts you in the right state of mind, don't you think? I prefer my Manhattan on the rocks because the clinking of the ice feels old world and romantic to me. But truthfully, the cold, booze-soaked maraschino cherry is my favorite part! This cocktail goes particularly well with salty, rich dishes, making it the perfect addition to a Thanksgiving menu. But be careful: a couple of these babies and you could be dancing on tables this holiday season. Keep reading to stir up one of your own.
1 1/2 ounces whiskey
3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
Dash Angostura bitters
Dash maraschino cherry juice
1 maraschino cherry
- Fill a rocks glass halfway with ice.
- Add all of the ingredients and give it a quick stir.
- Sip slowly and enjoy!
Makes 1 drink.
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