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Brother Brian requested a Manhattan, so I made one for him, quarantine style. Grab a cocktail glass, fill with ice and set to the side. This is a super simple cocktail, as most of the classics are, just three ingredients. 2 1/2 ounces of bourbon, I used Michter’s since he wanted to try it, 1 ounce of sweet vermouth and 3 dashes of angostura. Add all to a shaker tin and shake vigorously with one hand while emptying the ice from the cocktail glass with the other. Double strain into the glass and add a maraschino cherry, unless you are quarantined in which case a cherry tomato will stand in just fine. In times like these we all have to make some sacrifices. Stay safe, stay home, stay hydrated and stay sane!