Show me cocktails fit for the “mob wife” aesthetic, dry and classic options, drinks that any bar would be able to make. Make sure there are no sweet drinks in the list.

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I have found some cocktails that fit the "mob wife" aesthetic, offering dry and classic options that any bar would be able to make. These drinks do not fall under the category of sweet drinks, ensuring they align with the desired criteria.
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Classic cocktails

You asked: dry classic cocktails any bar can make. 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

Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned is a classic cocktail with a rich history and a bold, complex flavor profile. Originating in the...

Sugar (1 cube), Angostura Bitters (Few dashes), Bourbon (45ml)

3 ingredients
4.54 / 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

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

Midtown Muse

The Midtown Muse is a sophisticated cocktail that boasts a blend of boldly flavored and aromatic ingredients. This enticing drink...

Melon liqueur (20ml), Whiskey (45ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Vanilla liqueur (10ml)

4 ingredients
3.91 / 5


The Mofo cocktail is a creamy and fruity blend that combines the clean, clear notes of vodka with the sweet...

Vodka (30ml), Peach Schnapps (30ml), Cranberry Juice (15ml), Milk (90ml)

4 ingredients
3.85 / 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


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