best bourbon manhattan
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Bourbon Manhattan

The Manhattan is an easy whiskey cocktail that is one of the finest and oldest. There are a variety of ways to modify the traditional recipe, but let’s start with the classic.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Keyword: best bourbon manhattan, bourbon manhattan rocks
Servings: 1 Cocktail


  • 2 1/2 oz. John AP Conoley Bourbon Whiskey
  • 3 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 1 oz. sweet vermouth
  • Maraschino cherry garnish
  • Orange peel garnish


  • Chill a martini glass.
  • Add bourbon, sweet vermouth, bitters and ice cubes to a shaker.
  • Stir or gently shake.
  • Strain cocktail into the chilled martini glass.
  • Garnish with cherry and orange peel.
  • Enjoy!