Tart Cherry Old Fashioned

Tart Cherry Old Fashioned

Recipe Details


  • 2 sugar demerara sugar cubes
  • 4-6 dashes cherry bitters
  • 1 ounce tart cherry juice
  • 4 ounces bourbon whiskey


  1. Place 1 sugar cube each in the bottom of 2 old fashioned glasses. Add 2-3 dashes of cherry bitters over each sugar cube.
  2. Add 1/2 ounce tart cherry juice to each glass.
  3. Crush sugar cubes with muddler or bar spoon until completely broken. Fill each cup half way with large ice cubes.
  4. Add 1 ounce of bourbon to each glass and stir the cocktails 6-8 times. Add a bit more ice and 1 more ounce of bourbon to each glass.
  5. Stir another 6-8 times or until cocktail is chilled and sugar looks dissolved.
  6. Garnish with orange peel and frozen tart cherries

Recipe courtesy of Emily Caruso,