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Dirty Manhattan recipe

Dirty Manhattan recipe

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Whisky, vermouth and bitters form the base of this simple but sophisticated cocktail. Served in a martini glass and garnished with a green olive and lemon zest, it's the ultimate elegant party drink. See method

  • Serves 1
  • 5 mins to prepare
  • 183 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free


  • 50ml whisky
  • 25ml dry vermouth
  • a few dashes of Angostura Bitters
  • pitted green olive
  • twist of lemon zest

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    0g 1%
  • Saturates

    0g 1%
  • Sugars

    8g 9%
  • Salt

    0.2g 3%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 8.8g Protein 0.1g Fibre 0.1g


  1. Pour the whisky, dry vermouth and a few dashes of Angostura bitters into a cocktail shaker with a few ice cubes. Close the lid tightly and shake vigorously for 1 min.
  2. Strain into a chilled martini glass.
  3. Thread a pitted green olive onto a cocktail stick and place into the glass.
  4. Garnish with a twist of lemon zest.

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