Best Twist on a Classic: Michter's Perfect Manhattan
Credit: Bonnie Burke

This Manhattan is a perfect model for how to make a classic drink a little more interesting – without straying too far from the original. Here, they simply mix in dry and sweet vermouth. Brilliant.

Michter's Perfect Manhattan
2 oz Michter's Rye
0.75 sweet vermouth
0.75 dry vermouth
2 dashes bitters brandied cherries