Bourbon Manhattan - a Classic Cocktail

READY IN: 2mins
SERVES: 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    ounces Bourbon (use a good quality, such as Maker's Mark)
  • 34 - 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
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DIRECTIONS

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