While the origins of the Manhattan cocktail remain somewhat foggy, most attribute its creation to the Manhattan Club, a social club founded in Manhattan in 1865. It pairs whiskey with sweet vermouth and Angostura bitters and is typically garnished with cherries–the best you can lay your hands on.
- 2 oz of Coalition 100% Rye Barrel Proof Whiskey
- 1 oz vermouth rosso
- 2 dashes dashes aromatic bitter
- Strip of orange peel
Combine rye, vermouth, and bitters in a mixing glass, fill with ice and stir. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Express orange peel over glass.