Short & Boozy

Preptime: 4 minutes

Servings: 1

A Manhattan is a classic cocktail made by combining rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, Angostura bitters, and maraschino liqueur. The mixture is stirred in a mixing glass with ice and strained into a chilled coupette. Garnish with an orange zest and cherry for the perfect finishing touch. To make a Manhattan, you'll need a chilled coupette, bar spoon, measuring cup or jigger, mixing glass, and strainer. You can get creative with with the bitters and the vermouth to achieve different flavors.


  • Chilled Coupette
  • Bar Spoon
  • Measuring Jigger
  • Mixing Glass
  • Strainer


  • 4 cl Rye Whisky
  • 2 cl Sweet Vermouth
  • Dash of Angostura Bitters
  • Dash of Maraschino
  • Olive or Cherry for Garnish
  • Orange Peel Garnish
  1. Fill a stirring glass with ice
  2. Add a dash of Angostura Bitters
  3. Add a dash of Maraschino
  4. Add 2 cl of Sweet Vermouth
  5. Add 4 cl of Rye Whisky
  6. Stir 20 times to mix and cool
  7. Strain into coupette glass
  8. Garnish with an olive
  9. Spray glass with orange peel and garnish