Flathead Cherry Old Fashioned Recipe
A delicious beverage for winter by Margaret Rita McDonald Goode at the McDonald Ranch
Flathead Cherry Old Fashioned
Makes: 1 Cocktail, easily multiplied
Time: 5 minutes
1 tsp. honey or a sugar cube
3-4 dashes of angostura bitters
1 1/2 ounces good bourbon, or rye whiskey, if preferred
1 1/2 ounces 100% cherry juice (we use Tabletree from Bigfork, Montana)
orange twist and/or cherry garnish
Lightly stir or muddle the honey/sugar and bitters in the bottom of your glass. Add the bourbon and cherry juice and stir. Add a cocktail ice cube, grate some fresh orange zest over the top, and add a cherry and/or orange peel twist for garnish & flavor. Serve immediately!
As seen in Christmas Eve at the McDonald Ranch.