The classic Manhattan cocktail is a traditional standard for a more ‘manly’ mixed beverage.

Originating back in the mid 1870’s in New York City’s Manhattan Club, the Manhattan is a simple and tasty beverage to make or order while out and about.

Check out the recipe below, and try making one for yourself.


Cocktail of the Week: Manhattan



  • 50mls rye whiskey
  • 10mls Sweet Red Vermouth
  • 10mls Dry Vermouth
  • Dash of Angostura Bitters


Stir over ice, strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Garnish with a maraschino cherry.
Serve straight up.