Cherry liqueur is a liqueur flavored with or made from cherries, usually in a neutral spirit base. They are usually between 40 and 60 proof. Cherry Heering is a well known brand of cherry liqueur. Cherry liqueur should not be confused with cherry brandy or Kirschwasser, which is dry, clear, and between 80 and 100 proof. 

Some popular cocktails containing Cherry Liqueur

  • Marseille, July 4th, 1895 — Byrrh, Demerara Rum, Gran Classico, Cherry Liqueur, Pelinkovac, Cognac, Bitters, Grenadine, Rose water, Lactart
  • Christmas in Hell — Branca Menta, Becherovka, Cherry Liqueur, Lemon juice
  • Cells Interlinked — Rye, Amargo-Vallet, Amaro Meletti, Cherry Liqueur, Orange peel
  • South Park Sling — Gin, Cherry Liqueur, Aperol, Cynar, Bitters, Pineapple juice, Cherry, Lime juice, Passion fruit syrup, Pineapple
  • Navy Rations — Rum, Sweet vermouth, Crème de bergamote, Cherry Liqueur, Pastis, Bitters, Lemon zest
  • Nashville Spring — Rye, Aromatized wine, Cherry Liqueur, Cynar, Scotch, Orange bitters, Rosemary, Cucumber, Orange
  • Date Expectations — Añejo rum, Cherry Liqueur, Peach bitters, Lemon juice, Maple syrup
  • Smokin' Cherries — Mezcal, Sweet vermouth, Cherry Liqueur, Bénédictine, Maraschino cherry
  • Down for the Count (Negroni x Remember the Maine) — Gin, Sweet vermouth, Cherry Liqueur, Campari, Absinthe, Bitters, Orange peel
  • Riddles in the Dark — Rye, Sweet vermouth, Pedro Ximénez Sherry, Bitters, Amaro Nardini, Cherry Liqueur, Lemon peel