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The Rye Manhattan is a famous New York drink, made old-style with whiskey and vermouth. As always, Alberta adds her own twist to the drink, giving it that eccentric flair that makes her recipes the best!

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Ingredients & Method

Cocktail Ingredients

- 3/4oz sweet vermouth
- 2 1/2oz bourbon whiskey
- 1 dash Angostura bitters
- 1 maraschino cherry
- 1 twist orange peel

Method

Combine the vermouth, bourbon whiskey, and bitters with 2 - 3 ice cubes in a mixing glass. Stir gently, don't bruise the spirits and cloud the drink. Place the cherry in a chilled cocktail glass and strain the whiskey mixture over the cherry. Rub the cut edge of the orange peel over the rim of the glass and twist it over the drink to release the oils but don't drop it in.

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