Brandy Manhattan

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (60 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in an

UB Retro Coupe Gold 7.75oz

Garnish:

Luxardo maraschino cherry

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

2 fl oz Cognac (brandy)
2/3 fl oz Strucchi Rosso Vermouth
1/3 fl oz Strucchi Dry Vermouth
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
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Review:

Cognac is sweeter than the rye whiskey (or even bourbon) on which the Manhattan is classically based. Cognac is also usually slightly lower in alcohol, hence cognac suits a 'Perfect' rather than 'Sweet' Manhattan recipe.

Variant:

Delmonico; Saratoga

Nutrition:

One serving of Brandy Manhattan contains 173 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.6 standard drinks
  • 25.41% alc./vol. (50.82° proof)
  • 22.9 grams of pure alcohol
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The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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