Jerry Thomas Manhattan

Jerry Thomas Manhattan
  • Serves icon Makes 1
  • Time icon Hands-on time 5 min

From the bar of London’s much-loved brasserie Joe Allen comes this twist on a classic Manhattan, first made in 1884 by America’s cocktail godfather Jerry Thomas.

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Nutrition: per serving

Calories
205kcal
Fat
0.1g
Carbohydrates
9g (9g sugars)
Fibre
0.1g
Salt
0.6g
Calories
205kcal
Fat
0.1g
Carbohydrates
9g (9g sugars)
Fibre
0.1g
Salt
0.6g

Ingredients

  • 1 Luxardo maraschino cherry
  • 50ml rye whiskey (or bourbon)
  • 15ml Grand Marnier (or other orange liqueur)
  •  25ml Carpano Antica Formula vermouth (or a good sweet vermouth)
  • 3 dashes of bitters (such as Angostura)

Method

  1. Chill a martini glass or other elegant glass, then put the maraschino cherry in it. Pour the rye whiskey, Grand Marnier, vermouth and the 3 dashes of bitters into a shaker/jug. Add ice, stir, then strain into the glass.

delicious. tips

  1. This take on the classic Manhattan was an 1884 update by America’s cocktail godfather Jerry Thomas.

Recipe By

Joeallen.co.uk

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