Dry Brandy Manhattan

Dry Brandy Manhattan cocktail
The Dry Brandy Manhattan is served with brandy mixed with dry vermouth. It is a slight variation of the Brandy Manhattan and the famous Manhattan cocktails.
There is no official way to make a Dry Brandy Manhattan, so use a little of your own judgement.
Based on your taste preference, you might consider varying the dry vermouth – just remember that the more dry vermouth you add, the more bitter and less sweet your drink will be.
Total Time: 5 minutes


  • old-fashioned or rocks glass


  • 45 ml brandy
  • 10 ml dry vermouth
  • 2 olives (to garnish)


  • Half-fill the glass with ice cubes.
  • Pour in the brandy and dry vermouth. Stir well.
  • Garnish with 2 olives on the cocktail pick and serve.
The name "brandy" comes from the Dutch "brandewijn" that means “burnt wine” and is referring to the application of heat in distillation of the drink.

Please note that the units field is an estimation, and will vary depending on the type and quantity of alcohol used. Please drink responsibly and legally.