A deliciously smooth dessert cocktail, this drink is the ultimate adult milkshake. It's most commonly made with brandy but some early recipes actually used gin. The exact origins of the drink are unknown but whoever mixed this up was someone we sure would have liked to be friends with.
Grab a bottle of rye whiskey and sweet vermouth and rest assured that you can mix up the ideal Manhattan experience. With a status as a cultural icon and dozens of variations to its name, this recipe is true to the original. Some things are just not worth messing with.