A Brandy Manhattan is a cocktail made with brandy rather than whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters. Commonly used whiskeys include rye (the traditional choice), Canadian whisky, bourbon, blended whiskey and Tennessee whiskey. The cocktail is often stirred with ice and strained into a cocktail glass, where it is garnished with a Maraschino cherry with a stem. A Manhattan is also frequently served on the rocks in an old-fashioned glass (lowball glass).
- 5 cl (1.69 fluid onces) Brandy
- 2 cl (0.68 fluid onces) Sweet red vermouth
- Dash bitters
- Maraschino cherry (Garnish)
Stirred over ice, strained into a chilled glass, garnished, and served straight up.