December 8, 2019

Pre-theatre drinks round two

Pre-theatre drinks round two.

This was desert.

I rate cocktails at Joe Allen’s very highly.

Pre-theatre drinks round two. I rate cocktails at Joe Allen’s very highly

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How To Make: Classic Manhattan


  • 50ml of rye
  • 25ml of sweet vermouth
  • A dash of Angostura Bitters
  • A dash of maraschino cherry juice
  • Preferred glass would be a frozen cocktail glass
  • Garnish with two maraschino cherries on a stick


Put a cocktail glass in the freezer an hour before kickoff.


Stir the rye, vermouth, bitter and cherry juice with ice in a mixing jug. Strain into the frozen cocktail glass and drop in the cherries.