The Manhattan dates back at least to the 1880s; it’s typically either rye- or bourbon-based. Andrew Pollard prefers using spicy (ri)1 whiskey or Basil Hayden’s bourbon, which has notes of rye. Slideshow: More Great Whiskey Cocktails
Fill a pint glass with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe.