|2 fl oz||Rye whiskey 100 proof / 50% alc./vol.|
|1/2 fl oz||Noilly Prat Extra Dry|
|1/2 fl oz||Antica Formula or other well aged sweet vermouth|
|1 dash||Bob's Abbotts Bitters|
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Rye based (originally Jim Beam) perfectly served with dry vermouth and Antica Formula
Jake Burger introduced his take on the Perfect Manhattan at the Portobello Star, Notting Hill, London, England in 2011 after working with Robert Petrie of Bob's Bitters fame to make a reproduction of Abbott's Bitters. Jake uses Jim Beam rye whiskey, Noilly Prat Blanc Original dry vermouth, Carpano Antica Formula and Abbott's Bitters.
Our Manhattan cocktail page features a detailed history and common variants.