Large Bookie Bob’s Manhattan


  • 75 ml Booker’s Bourbon
  • 25 ml Sweet Vermouth
  • 25 ml Dry Vermouth
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 or 3 black cherries (marinated in maraschino liqueur for at least 2 days)

Fill a mixing glass 2/3rds full of ice and add the bourbon, vermouths, and bitters. Stir for 30 seconds, strain into chilled cocktail glass, and add the garnish.

(Based on a recipe published in Theme Oct 2008)