Rum Manhattan Cocktail


A rum Manhattan cocktail. A rum cocktail built with sweet vermouth, and angostura bitters! The classic Manhattan is less sweet if you prefer that!

Rum Manhattan Cocktail Info

A Rum Manhattan cocktail is a classic Manhattan, but instead of whiskey, you go with rum! And, of course, sweet vermouth and bitters as usual. A Manhattan is usually stirred not shaken, then strained into a cocktail glass and garnished with a maraschino cherry.

You can read more about the history of the Manhattan cocktail in our classic Manhattan recipe publication!

Rum Manhattan

A rum-based version of the classic Manhattan cocktail.


4.20 from 15 votes
Course: Cocktail, Drink
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 1 minute
Mix Time: 1 minute
Servings: 1 Serving(s)


  • 40 ml Dark rum
  • 20 ml Rosso vermouth
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • 2 Maraschino cocktail cherries
  • Ice


  • In a mixing glass with ice, add the dark rum, vermouth, and bitters.
  • Let it sit for 1 minute so you bring some water into the cocktail.
  • Now stir the drink cold!
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, and garnish with a cocktail cherry.
  • Serve.
Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 3mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg
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