From summer through fall, Bucharest’s markets present a parade of seasonal fruits. None is more Romanian than the sour cherry. The tasty berry garnishes this classic Manhattan, made with rye whiskey and vermouth. You might try it in an Old Fashioned, too. Find this cocktail onboard the River Duchess on our Highlights of Eastern Europe itinerary or make it at home!
- 6cl (2.03 fl oz) straight rye whiskey
- 3cl (1.01 fl oz) sweet vermouth
- 2 dashes Angostura bitters
- 1 sour cherry
Build over ice in a mixing glass. Stir and strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with a sour cherry.