Simple and sweet, this classic bourbon Manhattan will be the cherry on top of your evening, whether you’re celebrating something special or sipping quietly in your favorite comfy chair.

Serves: 1Prep: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 1


  • 1 1⁄2 ounces bourbon whiskey
  • 1⁄2 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 1 teaspoon Maraschino cherry juice
  • Ice
  • 1 Maraschino cherry, for garnish


  • In large glass, add ice, bourbon, sweet vermouth and cherry juice.
  • Stir, then strain into cocktail glass.
  • Garnish with a Maraschino cherry and serve straight up, with no ice.