Flathead Cherry Old Fashioned Recipe

A delicious beverage for winter by Margaret Rita McDonald Goode at the McDonald Ranch
Mcdonald Ranch | Where Women Cook

Photo by Jeremiah and Rachel Spray Photography

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 zest
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.

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