Type: short (IBA version) Alcoholic level: alcoholic Basic liqueur: Rye Whiskey Equipment: mixing glass Glassware: cocktail glass Garnish: a cocktail cherry
- 7/10 Rye Whiskey
- 3/10 Sweet Red Vermouth
- A dash of Angostura Bitters
How to make itPlace some ice cubes in the mixing glass and add all the other ingredients. Mix for 6-8 seconds with the bar spoon and pour into the chilled glass. Decorate with a cocktail cherry. The cocktail is ready.
Variations and noteAt the beginning this cocktail was made with Canadian Club Whisky; then some people substituted this whisky with American Whiskey (Rye or Bourbon). You can serve it as a pre dinner. The cocktail was created by a bartender who worked at the Manhattan Club in New York in 1874. Sir Winston Churchill's mother had to give a party and requested a new drink.