In this sangria, a red wine base gets a boost of cherry flavor from Cherry Heering liqueur.
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"I was looking through older cocktail books, and saw a Wild Redhead, which had an awesome name but it was a really boring drink—just Cherry Heering and lemon juice," recalls Meaghan Dorman, the (red)head bartender at New York's Raines Law Room. She spiced it up with some allspice dram and blended Scotch, and the Wildest Redhead was born.
The Wild Redhead appeared in the 1977 book, Jones' Complete Barguide. Raines Law Room's Meaghan Dorman added allspice dram and blended Scotch to make the Cherry Heering and lemon cocktail more interesting.
This play on the classic Blood & Sand cocktail from Gramercy Tavern in NYC crosses the rich flavors of rum with sweet Cherry Heering and bitter, aromatic Bonal.
Cherry Heering and sweet vermouth round out this balanced variation on the classic Manhattan from Brandon Burkart of Haddingtons in Austin, Texas.
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A Buck's Fizz is a special cocktail. It can take the familiar Mimosa to an entirely new level.
A classic combination that's good at this time of year is a mixture of good hot chocolate and green Chartreuse. While the pairing might seem awkward at first glance, there's something about the potent herbal liqueur that matches perfectly with the rich earthiness of good chocolate.
Remember the Maine is absolutely wonderful. A rye Manhattan given a subtle sweetness with cherry liqueur and a hint of savagery from good absinthe, the drink has the flavor of another time. Drink one when you feel like tasting history.
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