Manhattan Cocktail, Dry
Source: Modern American Drinks page: 38
1/2 large bar glass ice
Ingredient: iceWhat it is: Additive
The new general availability of ice in the mid 1800s revolutionized bar-tending and drinking. Ice was delivered in blocks that then had to to be broken, crushed, picked and shaved for increasingly popular individual drinks (as opposed to large punches).
2 dash Peychaud bitters or Angosura bitters
1/2 jigger Italian vermouth
1/2 jigger whiskey
Ingredient: whiskeyWhat it is: Whiskey
Broad category of alcoholic beverages that are distilled from fermented grain mash. Different grains are used for different varieties, including barley, malted barley, rye, malted rye, wheat, and corn (maize). Most whiskies are aged in wooden casks (generally oak), the exception being some corn whiskeys.
Variant of: Manhattan Cocktail
Prepare same as Manhattan Cocktail, leaving out syrup and cherry.