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Double Cherry Old Fashioned

Double Cherry Old Fashioned, a drink that combines the richness of bourbon with the sweet notes of cherry bourbon and maraschino liqueur. Aromatic and orange bitters add a complex flavor that ties everything together beautifully. It’s a hit among those who appreciate a nuanced, refreshing cocktail with a cherry twist. For anyone looking to try something new yet familiar, this recipe is a fantastic choice.

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Double Cherry Old Fashioned

Double Cherry Old Fashioned

Prep Time: 4 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry, old fashioned variations
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Try the Double Cherry Old Fashioned recipe for a refreshing twist on a classic.


  • 1 1/2 ounces Bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce Cherry Bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce Maraschino Liqueur
  • 1 dash Aromatic Bitters
  • 1 dash Orange Bitters
  • Orange Twist for garnish


  • Chill the Glass:
  • Begin by chilling an Old Fashioned glass by placing it in the freezer or filling it with ice water for a few minutes.
  • Mix Ingredients:
  • In a mixing glass, combine the bourbon, cherry bourbon, and maraschino liqueur.
  • Add a dash of aromatic bitters and a dash of orange bitters.
  • Stir:
  • Fill the mixing glass with ice and stir the mixture well until it is well-chilled. This usually takes about 30 seconds.
  • Prepare the Glass:
  • Remove your Old Fashioned glass from the freezer or empty the ice water if you were chilling it that way and fill the glass with ice.
  • Strain:
  • Strain the cocktail mixture over the ice in the prepared Old Fashioned glass. Make sure to pour it slowly to maintain clarity and texture.
  • Garnish:
  • Express the oils of an orange twist over the drink and then rim the glass with the twist. Drop the twist into the drink as a garnish.
  • Serve:
  • Serve immediately and enjoy your Double Cherry Old Fashioned.
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Double Cherry Old Fashioned
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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