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manhattan drink cocktail with cherries in a coupe glass on a wood table

Manhattan Drink Recipe

  • Author: Miss AK
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x


This recipe for a Manhattan drink gives you the most well-balanced cocktail. It has bourbon or rye whiskey, vermouth, bitters, and a cherry.



  • 3 oz. straight bourbon whiskey or rye whiskey, depending on preference 
  • 1 oz. sweet vermouth 
  • 34 dashes aromatic bitters 
  • 2 Luxardo or maraschino cherries 
  • cocktail pitcher, spoon, strainer, ice and coupe glass for serving 


  1. Add the bourbon or whiskey, vermouth, and bitters to a cocktail pitcher with a handful of ice. 
  2. Stir in a circular motion for about 30 seconds before placing a strainer over the top of the pitcher and pouring the drink into a coupe glass. 
  3. Serve with 2 cherries & enjoy. Cheers!
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Method: Stirring
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 drink
  • Calories: 299
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 2 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g

Keywords: bourbon, whiskey, manhattan, cocktail, drink

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