Bitters, a key ingredient in many cocktails, has a pungent bittersweet flavor. It's combined with bourbon and sweet vermouth in this Manhattan drink.

Total Time:
5 mins


  • 2 ounce bourbon

  • ½ ounce sweet vermouth

  • Dash bitters

  • Maraschino cherry


  1. In a cocktail shaker combine bourbon, vermouth, and bitters. Add ice cubes; cover and shake until very cold. Strain liquid into a chilled glass or a glass filled with additional ice cubes. Garnish with a cherry. Makes 1 serving.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

171 Calories
4g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 171
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Potassium 15mg 0%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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