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Manhattan Recipe

Happy Hour: Manhattan on the Rocks

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.

Manhattan on the Rocks

Manhattan on the Rocks

Manhattan on the Rocks

Ingredients

Ice
1 1/2 ounces whiskey
3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
Dash Angostura bitters
Dash maraschino cherry juice
1 maraschino cherry

Directions

  1. Fill a rocks glass halfway with ice.
  2. Add all of the ingredients and give it a quick stir.
  3. Sip slowly and enjoy!

Makes 1 drink.

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