Give me a cocktail that's like a Manhattan, but also has crème de cassis?

Cocktail Colin says:

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I found a cocktail that is similar to a Manhattan but also contains creme de cassis. This cocktail has gin, creme de cassis, and red vermouth. It has a total volume of 105ml and an alcohol content of 29.57%.
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You asked: Cocktail similar to a Manhattan with creme de cassis. 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

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

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


The Parisian cocktail is a sophisticated, European-influenced drink that boasts a blend of gin's crisp botanicals, the sweet, rich berry...

Gin (60ml), Creme De Cassis (15ml), Red vermouth (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.72 / 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 Manhattan cocktail?

A Manhattan is a classic cocktail made with whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters, often garnished with a cherry.

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What is crème de cassis?

Crème de cassis is a sweet, dark red liqueur made from blackcurrants, commonly used in cocktails and as a flavoring in desserts.

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Can you substitute bourbon with another spirit in a Manhattan?

Yes, you can substitute bourbon with rye whiskey or even other spirits, depending on your taste preference. This adjustment will slightly alter the flavor profile.

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How do you properly garnish a Manhattan cocktail?

A Manhattan is traditionally garnished with a maraschino cherry. Some variations also use a twist of citrus peel.

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What are the main flavor notes in a Manhattan cocktail?

A Manhattan typically has rich, complex flavors with notes of caramel, vanilla, and spices from the whiskey, balanced by the sweetness of vermouth and the aromatic bitters.

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