Pour the ingredients into a mixer with ice. Mix well and pour into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.
6cl Rye Whiskey
2/3 Bitter Drops
William Mulhall, bartender of the famous Hoffman House pub (from 1882 until its closure in 1915), in his book Valentine's Manual of Old New York written in 1923, states that Manhattan Cocktail was invented in 1860 by William Black, owner of a well-known bar in Broadway.