Thursday, June 23, 2011

It's Friday! Manhattan Mania!





No one knows for sure the story behind the famous Manhattan cocktail but one story is that the Manhattan was created in 1846 when a Maryland bartender mixed while trying to revive a customer who was injured in a duel, another is that it was created at the Manhattan Club in New York City during a party thrown by lady Randolph Churchill in honor of New York Mayor Samuel J Tilden either way this cocktail is a winner just like the famous city!

Manhattan

2 fl oz. of whisky

1 fl oz. sweet red vermouth

1 dash Angostura bitters

Ice Cubes

Maraschino cherry to decorate.

Pour the whiskey, Vermouth, and bitters into a mixing glass: add 4 to 5 ice cubes; stir well. Strain into a well-chilled cocktail glass and serve with a maraschino cherry.



Paul’s Manhattan

21/2 oz. scotch whiskey

2 tsp. Dubonnet Red

2 tsp. extra- dry vermouth

Dash of Angostura bitters

2 tsp. of Maraschino juice

Cherry and twist of lemon to garnish

Combine all ingredients and stir well. Strain over ice in a highball glass. Garnish with a cherry and lemon twist.





Dry Manhattan

2 fl oz. of bourbon

1 fl oz. Noilly Prat Dry Vermouth

1 dash Angostura bitters

Ice Cubes

Twist of lemon to decorate.

Pour the whiskey, Vermouth, and bitters into a mixing glass: add 4 to 5 ice cubes; stir well. Strain into a well-chilled cocktail glass and serve with a twist of lemon.



Not so Dry Manhattan!

2 fl oz. of bourbon

1 fl oz. Noilly Prat Dry Vermouth

1 dash Angostura bitters

Ice Cubes

Maraschino Cherry syrup (from the jar, ½ teaspoon)

Or

A dash of sugar syrup

Twist of lemon to decorate.

Pour the whiskey, Vermouth, and bitters into a mixing glass: add 4 to 5 ice cubes; stir well. Strain into a well-chilled cocktail glass and serve with a twist of lemon.



Sweet Manhattan

2 fl oz. of whiskey

2 fl oz. sweet red vermouth

Ice Cubes

Maraschino cherry to decorate.

Pour the whiskey and Vermouth into a mixing glass: add 4 to 5 ice cubes; stir well. Strain into a well-chilled cocktail glass and serve with a maraschino cherry.



West Side Story

2 fl oz. of bourbon

1/2 fl oz. sweet red vermouth

½ fl oz. of dry vermouth

1 dash Angostura bitters

Ice Cubes

Twist of Orange and Maraschino cherry to decorate.

Pour the whiskey, Vermouth, and bitters into a mixing glass: add 4 to 5 ice cubes; stir well. Strain into a well-chilled cocktail glass and serve with a maraschino cherry and the twist of orange.




Please remember to drink responsibly!

Have a fantastic weekend!


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