The Classic Manhattan
The Classic Manhattan is a timeless, 19th century cocktail that originated at the Manhattan Club in New York City. What makes this drink so famous? It is the perfect definition of “bittersweet” with its combination of bourbon, sweet vermouth, and bitters. Rye was the original whiskey used in this cocktail, but over the years bourbon has become the spirit of choice. With our recipe below, you can craft your own Classic Manhattan cocktail at home and feel as if you’re out in New York City.