Classic Manhattan

Classic Manhattan

from Howard McEwen, CFA

2 oz Bourbon

1 oz Sweet (Italian) Vermouth sometimes listed as Rosso

1 teaspoon cherry syrup

3 dashes of Angostura bitters

Shake well. Garnish with a cherry.

When you’ve had a hard day at work and need a jolt to knock you out a bad track, this easy to sip-hard not to gulp cocktail will do the trick.  Limit one please if you’re driving.  This was served at the November 08 Cocktail Experience.

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