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The Manhattan is one of the classic cocktails every bartender should be familiar with, dating back to the 1880s. Although the history of the cocktail is still disputed, its name is derived from the New York borough in which it is believed to have originated.

Get the recipe and technique down pat with help from bartender Dustin Haarstad as he shows you how to make a Manhattan.

Servers and beginner bartenders, learn hospitality skills for today’s world with help from the pros!


Dustin Haarstad

Dustin Haarstad is a bartender and beverage director at the acclaimed whiskey bar Canon, and the founder of cocktail consulting company Blind Tiger Cocktail Co.

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