Saturday Night Poison: Manhattan
1 oz Rye or Irish whiskey
1/2 oz Italian sweet vermouth
2 dashes Angostura bitters
In a shaker filled with ice, combine liquids and stir. Strain and serve in a glass with a cherry and add a lemon twist.
Trivia: This cocktail was created by a bartender who worked at the Manhattan Club in New York in 1874. Sir Winston Churchill’s mother had to give a party and requested a new drink.