Manhattan


STORY

The movie “Some Like It Hot“ is considered one of the best classic comedy films of all times, with an enticing combination of Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon dressed in drag. Marilyn Monroe, with her glamour enraptures the audience; remember that scene when she shakes up a Manhattan in a hot water bottle? Legend has it that the Manhattan originated in New York City, sometime in the 1870s, mixed together in honor of hometown presidential candidate Samuel J. Tildenerde.

INGREDIENTS

  • 75 ml / 2 ½ oz. Rye Whiskey
  • 30 ml / 1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • 2 dashes Angostura

METHOD

  1. Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice.
  2. Stir.
  3. Strain into chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with a cherry.

Vesper

STORY James Bond might be forever associated with the Martini (shaken, of course), but true cocktail pros and Bond lovers alike also know about the Vesper. The cocktail, often called The Vesper, is a cocktail of Gin, Vodka, and Lillet. The author Ian Fleming invented the cocktail for his novel character James Bond, who ordered […]

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