Tested till perfect Classic Manhattan

Classic Manhattan

A whisky version of a martini, the manhattan is making a real comeback.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Holiday Best: 2003

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  • Portion size 8


  • 2 cups 2cupsrye whisky
  • 2/3 cup 2/3cupred vermouth
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspbitters
  • 8 8maraschino cherrymaraschino cherries
  • 8 strips 8stripslemon rind
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In pitcher, stir together whisky, vermouth and bitters. Top with ice; stir until well chilled. Spear cherries and lemon rind on cocktail picks for guests to garnish glasses. Strain manhattan into glasses.

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