Dickel Takes Manhattan

How they drink their Manhattans in Tennessee! George Dickel No. 12 Tennessee Whisky chilled with sweet vermouth and a dash of bitters. Shaken and served neat or over ice with a cherry...seductively smooth and sultry.

Dickel Takes Manhattan


  • 25ml

    George Dickel No. 12 Tennessee Whisky

  • 10ml

    Sweet vermouth

  • 2

    Dashes of Angostura Bitters 

  • 1

    Maraschino Cherry (Garnish)

0 units of alcohol per serve


  • 1

    Rocks Glass

  • 1

    Ice Scoop

  • 1


  • 1

    Cocktail Shaker

  • 1

    Hawthrone Strainer

  • 1




  • Preparation
    1. Shake all the liquid ingredients with Ice.
    2. Strain into an Ice-filled Rocks Glass.
    3. Garnish with a Maraschino Cherry (optional).
  • Alcohol content

    Alcohol content

    10.5 g per serve

Interesting Facts

The spec for this drink can be tweaked to suit different palates by either creating the 'Sweet', 'Dry' or 'Perfect' Manhattan.

History of Drink

The Olean, New York, Sunday Morning Herald published a story in September 1882, and is believed to the earliest recorded written mention of the Manhattan. A combination of whisky, vermouth and bitters only recently became popular following a statement from the same article regarding the name of this mixture. 'It went under numerous titles - Manhattan Cocktail, Turf Club Cocktail, and Jockey Club Cocktail'.