- 50 ml rye whiskey
- 20 ml sweet red vermouth
- 1 dash bitters
- 1 pump Amoretti Premium Maraschino Cherry Syrup
Mix all of your ingredients together in a glass with ice, and stir vigorously. Strain and pour into a chilled cocktail glass. Optional: garnish with a maraschino cherry.
These days, this cocktail is made with bourbon or Canadian whiskey most of the time. However, purists agree that rye whiskey is the spirit of choice for the Manhattan. Truth be told, you can do pretty much whatever you want with this cocktail and few people are going to accuse you of abusing the recipe.