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    Bourbon Manhattan - a Classic Cocktail

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    2 mins

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    Alan in SW Florida's Note:

    This is the cocktail for all of you who aren't martini drinkers. The addition of just a little cherry juice makes for a very smooth drink.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 2 ounces Bourbon (use a good quality, such as Maker's Mark)
    • 3/4-1 ounce sweet vermouth, depending on taste
    • 2 -3 dashes Angostura bitters (or orange bitters, if you can find them)
    • 1 teaspoon cherry juice (from the jar of maraschino cherries)
    • 1 maraschino cherry, preferably on its stem

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a mixing glass, half-filled with ice cubes, combine all the ingredients, except the cherry. Stir a couple of times.
    2. 2
      Strain into a cocktail (martini) glass. Let the cherry drop to the bottom.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 08, 2014

      45

      I "mixed" this up a bit by using Luxardo cherries and half sweet Vermouth and half dry Vermouth, garnished with Lemon twist.Use a good Bourbon....the better your ingredients are, the better your finished drink. If you like Rye whiskey use it instead of the Bourbon. You will then have a classic Manhatten. Cocktail recipes are good places to start, but most find it's all about personal taste preferences. Cheers !

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    • on September 06, 2013

      15

      Juice from the jar? Really? Unless you're using Luxardo cherries I'd forgo the almond flavoring in the mass produced maraschinos. And you forgot the essential orange flavor. My own variation uses Fee Brothers Aromatic bitters, a wash of Luxardo Marschino liquor and a good inch or so of orange peel or a dash of orange bitters. The Fee Brothers adds a subtle hint of cinnamon.

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    • on August 25, 2011

      55

      I really enjoyed this cocktail, it's a very good recipe. What more can I say...yum! Made for Bargain Basement tag game and will definately be making these again! Thanks for sharing Alan.

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    Nutritional Facts for Bourbon Manhattan - a Classic Cocktail

    Serving Size: 1 (61 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 172.2
     
    Calories from Fat 0
    22%
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 0.7 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 2.1 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 1.9 g
    7%
    Protein 0.0 g
    0%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    sweet vermouth

    Angostura bitters

    cherry juice

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