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Is a Manhattan a martini?

The Manhattan — we're pretty sure it came first (*see below) — is a mixture of 2 ½ ounces of rye whiskey, 1 ounce sweet vermouth (which isn't as terrifying an ingredient as you think), and Angostura bitters. The Martini gets even simpler, with two ingredients: 2 ¾ ounces gin, and ¾ ounce dry vermouth.

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Also question is, what is considered a martini?

The martini is a cocktail made with gin and vermouth, and garnished with an olive or a lemon twist. Over the years, the martini has become one of the best-known mixed alcoholic beverages.

Also, what alcohol is in a Manhattan? Whisky

In this regard, what is the difference between a Manhattan and a perfect Manhattan?

A classic Manhattan is made with only three simple ingredients: whiskey, vermouth, and bitters (and sometimes garnished with cherries or a lemon peel). “Perfect” implies a 50/50 blend of sweet and dry vermouth—so when you order a Perfect Manhattan, you'll taste the addition of the dry vermouth.

What is the difference between a martini and a cocktail?

As mentioned, a (dry) martini is a drink made with gin or vodka and vermouth. The first definition of a cocktail, given in 1806 in the Balance and Columbian Repository (Hudson, New York), is a mixed drink of spirit, sweet, bitters and water. As mentioned, a (dry) martini is a drink made with gin or vodka and vermouth.

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