Sour cherry old fashioned with citrus and thyme ice


This sour cherry old fashioned elevates the classic cocktail, combining the sweet notes of maple syrup with the deep richness of tart cherry juice, whiskey and lime. Served with aromatic citrus and thyme ice and garnished with plump sour cherries, this twist on the classic is the perfect balance between boldness and subtlety. 

First published in 2024
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Herb and citrus ice

Sour cherry old fashioned




To make the herb and citrus ice, slice up the lime and orange into thin wedges. Fill an ice cube tray halfway with water, then carefully insert the citrus slices along with the thyme sprigs. Fill with water then place the tray in the freezer and leave overnight 


To a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice, add the whiskey, lime juice, tart cherry juice, maple syrup and bitters 


Shake well then strain into a cocktail glass containing the herb and citrus ice cubes. Garnish with the sour cherries then serve 

First published in 2024

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