Black Manhattan 2 ounces bourbon, because it is darker and deeper than rye. 1 ounce Averna (or another Italian “amaro”) 2 dashes Angostura bitters or go get crazy and do 1 dash Angostura bitters and 1 dash orange bitters. garnish with Luxardo cherries Combine first three ingredients in an ice filled cocktail shaker or glass. Shake or mix well to chill and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with cherries.