Maraschino liqueur is distilled from cherry fruit and pits, giving it a complex, funky flavor and little fresh cherry flavor. Luxardo is a popular brand. The bottle is very tall, causing storage problems for obsessive-compulsive types.

Some popular cocktails containing Maraschino Liqueur

  • Lafayette — Applejack, Byrrh, Dry vermouth, Maraschino Liqueur, Orange bitters
  • Cupid's Revenge Cocktail — Brandy, Champagne, Triple sec, Pomegranate Liqueur, Maraschino Liqueur, Maraschino cherry, Lemon juice
  • Atlanta Ritz — Champagne, Pear liqueur, Licor 43, Maraschino Liqueur, Lemon juice, Orange peel
  • The Gotham — Vodka, Dry vermouth, Aromatized wine, Maraschino Liqueur, Orange bitters
  • Kentucky Pilgrim — Bourbon, Maraschino Liqueur, Lemon juice, Demerara syrup, Lemon peel
  • El Floridita Daquiri var. 2 — Rum, Maraschino Liqueur, Lime juice, Fine sugar
  • Cukes of July — Gin, Maraschino Liqueur, Falernum, Aromatized wine, Bitters, Lime juice, Club soda, Cucumber, Dill
  • Handsome Bob — Bourbon, Cynar, Maraschino Liqueur, Bitters, Pineapple syrup
  • Food for Thought — Aquavit, Gin, Aromatized wine, Jasmine Liqueur, Maraschino Liqueur
  • Blind Date at Chelsea — Cognac VSOP, Sloe gin, Maraschino Liqueur, Lemon juice, Simple syrup, Strawberry, Raspberry, Lemon peel
Luxardo Maraschino
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