Rock’n Rye

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2 oz Rye (Copper Fox)
1 oz Root liqueur, Art in the Age
12 oz Cherry juice
1   Maraschino cherry (as garnish)
Instructions
Shake the rye, ROOT and cherry juice with ice. Strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Garnish with the cherry.
Notes
Homemade Root liqueur: https://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2013/03/diy-root-beer-liqueur-for-cocktails-recipe.html Homemade maraschino cherries: https://livinghomegrown.com/homemade-maraschino-cherries/
History
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.
From other users
  • The Oliver version recipe: Union Horse Rye, Fernet Branca, bitters, Boylan's Root Beer. Garnished with house made maraschino cherries. — ☆☆☆☆
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