The classic cocktail, made with rye, sweet vermouth, and bitters.
- Yield:makes 2 cocktails
- 4 ounces rye whiskey
- 2 ounces sweet vermouth
- 4 dashes Angostura bitters
- Garnish: 2 Maraschino cherries
Pour the whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters into a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir until outside of shaker is very cold to touch.
Place a maraschino cherry in each of two chilled cocktail glasses. Dividing evenly, strain the contents of the shaker over cherries and serve immediately.