About this recipe:A classic American cocktail, it's best with rye whiskey or bourbon, though bourbon makes it sweeter. Shake or stir.
2 measures rye whiskey
1 measure sweet vermouth
2 dashes Angostura bitters
cocktail cherry or lemon twist for garnish
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Method Prep:3min › Ready in:3min
Chill a martini glass in the freezer. Place ice in a cocktail pitcher or shaker. Pour whiskey and sweet vermouth into the shaker or pitcher. Add two dashes of bitters. Shake or stir to mix. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a twist of lemon or a cherry.