2 oz Bourbon
1 Brandied cherry (as garnish)

Combine ingredients in an Old Fashioned glass. Add big ice and stir. Drop the cherry on top.


Most sources just say 'brandied cherry', but cocktail virgin/slut specifies Maraschino.

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Created by
Theo Lieberman, Milk & Honey, New York, NY
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  • tasty dessert old fasioned, definitely use overproof
  • Too sweet. 1/4oz or 2tsp PX sherry would taste better for me. Plus i made a mistake and used fee brother barrel-aged bitter... must try it again. — ★★★
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Updated the reference as the previously one was a dead link. Published. Usually we don't publish variations on a classic like this, but this drink was made by a respected bartender.