2 oz Rye (Copper Fox)
1 oz Root liqueur, Art in the Age
1⁄2 oz Cherry juice
1 Maraschino cherry (as garnish)

Shake the rye, ROOT and cherry juice with ice.
Strain into a highball glass filled with ice.
Garnish with the cherry.


I first had a version of this at the Oliver on the Plaza in Kansas City, MO in 2018 that they called a "Root n' Rye". Not sure if the linked version was the inspiration for it but I liked it so much I researched for a recipe online and Cathy's is the earliest match I could find.

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