By Robert J. Matthews
2 oz (60 ml) rye whiskey or bourbon 1 oz (30 ml) sweet vermouth 2-3 dashes Angostura bitters Maraschino cherry, for garnish Orange twist, for garnish
Add the rye whiskey (or bourbon), sweet vermouth, and Angostura bitters to the mixing glass.
Stir the ingredients well for about 15-20 seconds to chill the mixture.
Strain the cocktail into a chilled martini or coupe glass.
Garnish with a maraschino cherry and express the oil from an orange twist over the drink by giving it a twist over the surface, then drop the twist into the glass.
Enjoy your classic Manhattan cocktail!
Fill a mixing glass with ice.