In Washington, D.C., no two Manhattans are created equal. This relatively simple cocktail — two ounces whiskey, one ounce vermouth, and two dashes of Angostura bitters — can vary greatly by both price and type.
At Barmini ($14), the drink calls for Spanish vermouth. Makers 46 bourbon is used at All Souls Bar ($9). Bar Charley and The Riggsby ($6) are the place to be at happy hour. Then, there's The Rye Bar in Georgetown, which barrel-ages the drink and prices it at the high water mark of $22 per glass.
For both the deep-pocketed and the penny pinchers out there, Eater put together a price guide for drinking this classic cocktail around town.Read More