Can you suggest something similar to a Manhattan?

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found a cocktail called "Perfect Manhattan" that is similar to a Manhattan. It features Rye Whiskey, Red vermouth, White vermouth, and Angostura Bitters. This cocktail has a rating of 3.42/5 and is served in a cocktail glass.
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You asked: cocktails similar to a Manhattan. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Manhattan Sweet

The Manhattan Sweet is a classic cocktail that originated in the late 1800s in New York City. This sophisticated drink...

Red vermouth (30ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Perfect Manhattan

Slight variation on the typical Manhattan recipe. Rather than just sweet vermouth, there is an equal amount of dry vermouth.

Angostura Bitters (3-4 dash), Red vermouth (7.5ml), Rye Whiskey (45ml), White vermouth (7.5ml)

4 ingredients
4.8 / 5

New Yorker

The New Yorker is a classic cocktail that exudes the sophistication of its namesake city. Combining the robust flavors of...

Whiskey (20ml), Grenadine (Dash), DOM Benedictine (10ml)

3 ingredients
4.7 / 5

Manhattan Dry

The Manhattan Dry is a classic cocktail that originated in the late 1800s in New York City's Manhattan Club. It...

Angostura Bitters (2 dashes), White vermouth (25ml), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.45 / 5

Mr Manhattan

Featured and made famous by Sex and the City 2, this is a simple yet elegant drink.

Cola (22.5 ml), Bourbon (15ml), Cherry vodka (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.23 / 5

Maker’s Manhattan Up

The Maker's Manhattan Up is a twist on the classic Manhattan cocktail, which traditionally combines whiskey, vermouth, and bitters. In...

Red vermouth (30ml), Bourbon (60ml)

2 ingredients
3.95 / 5

Manhattan Sunrise

The Manhattan Sunrise is a variation of the Montana Sunrise, which substitutes bourbon for rye whisky. The Montana Sunrise is...

Port (30ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Rye Whiskey (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.83 / 5

Dirty Old Manhattan

I worked in hospitality for nearly 10 years and tried a lot of different cocktails. I had the fortune of...

Orange juice (7.5ml), Orange Bitters (Dash), Cherry Juice (Teaspoon), Red vermouth (22.5ml), Rye Whiskey (45ml)

5 ingredients
3.79 / 5

Russ' Manhattan

My wife's uncle makes his Manhattan's with Woodford Reserve bourbon and Angostura Orange Bitters. I like it a lot. My...

Orange Bitters (4dash), Red vermouth (15ml), Bourbon (45ml)

3 ingredients
3.75 / 5

Wild Cherry Manhattan

The Wild Cherry Manhattan is a variation on the classic Manhattan cocktail, incorporating the sweet and tart flavors of maraschino...

Bourbon (75ml), Red vermouth (30ml), Maraschino Cherry Juice (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.52 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What is a Perfect Manhattan?

A Perfect Manhattan is a variation of the classic Manhattan cocktail that uses both red and white vermouth along with rye whiskey and Angostura bitters.

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What ingredients are in a traditional Manhattan?

A traditional Manhattan typically includes rye whiskey, red vermouth, and a dash of Angostura bitters, served in a cocktail glass.

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What type of glass is best for a Manhattan?

A Manhattan is best served in a classic cocktail glass, also known as a martini glass, to enhance its sophistication and presentation.

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Can I use bourbon in a Manhattan?

Yes, bourbon can be used as an alternative to rye whiskey in a Manhattan, offering a slightly sweeter and smoother taste.

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What are some common variations of a Manhattan?

Common variations of a Manhattan include the Perfect Manhattan, Dry Manhattan, and different versions using bourbon or flavored bitters.

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