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sweet cherry mahattan | 6-8 sweet cherries, stemmed and rinsed, plus 1 for garnish 2 ounces rye or bourbon whiskey 3/4 ounce sweet, red vermouth 4 drops Angostura bitters ice orange twist In a tall, thin vessel, such as a cocktail shaker, muddle the cherries to a juicy pulp. Add the whiskey, vermouth and bitters, stir, and strain into a rocks glass over ice, pressing on the pulp to extract as much liquid as possible
Whiskey Manhattan: Ice, 2 ounces whiskey, 2 ounces sweet vermouth, Maraschino cherry. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice add whiskey and sweet vermouth. Stir until well chilled. Strain into a chilled martini glass, and garnish with one maraschino cherry. Serve the ice on the side
Though St. Patrick's Day may not be a food holiday on the level of Thanksgiving, it's still a great excuse to eat, whether you're making Irish soda bread for breakfast or slow-cooked stew for supper.
Perfect Manhattan: September is National Bourbon month, so it would be wrong not to participate, right?
Manhattan: 3 parts Canadian or Rye Whiskey 1 part Sweet (Red) Vermouth 1 dash bitters Make in mixing glass filled with ice. Stir until very cold (stirring is very important to help the ice melt to water it down a bit and make it more palatable). Pour into cocktail glass and garnish with a maraschino cherry.