The Manhattan is a classic cocktail that dates back to the mid-1800s and is known for its robust taste and luxurious appearance. It is named after the Manhattan area of New York City and has since become a popular cocktail around the world.

Manhattan recipe

If you prefer a sweeter cocktail, you can adjust the ratio of whiskey to vermouth by adding more sweet vermouth. If you prefer a stronger cocktail, you can add more rye whiskey. Below you will find the classic Manhattan


  • 6cl rye whisky
  • 3cl sweet vermouth
  • 2dash angostura bitters
  • Garnish with orangemust
  • Garnish with amarena cherry

Manhattan step by step

Decoration and presentation

The Manhattan is often served in a cold cocktail glass and garnished with an amarena cherry or orange peel. Remember to cut the orange peel to fit the size of the glass.


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