2 oz Rye
3⁄4 oz Sweet vermouth
1⁄2 oz Cynar
1⁄2 t Maraschino cherry syrup, Luxardo
1 Maraschino cherry (as garnish)
Instructions

Stir, strain, straight up, garnish

Notes

Some might add a flamed lemon peel, but it's not original.

Cocktail summary
Posted by Dan on 6/06/2010
Created by
Audrey Saunders Pegu Club, NYC
Year
2005
Is an
authentic recipe
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(41 ratings)
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  • Tastes like what is is... a Manhattan with a touch of Cynar. 👍
  • Add orange bitters — ★★★★
  • Made w/o the syrup (I don't think it needs it). This is a good cocktail but feels a little unremarkable given the preponderance of similar stirred brown drinks. — ★★★
  • Probably better with sweet vermouth — ★★★
  • after dinner — ★★★★
  • Subbed Maraschino liqueur and some juice from bottled cherries. 1/2way through added 2 drops fig-citrus bitters which was nice. Capable Manhattan variant. — ★★★★
  • Like a manhattan on steriods. — ★★★★★
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Comments
Dan commented on 2/12/2013:

Added missing Maraschino syrup, and tweaked up attribution.


AmyJ commented on 10/07/2014:

Made using homemade figs in syrup. Definitely not cherry, but worked nicely