Bitter cherry old fashioned recipe

Click to rate
(9 ratings)
Sending your rating
makes: 2
Skill: easy
Prep: 5 min
  • We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article.
  • The old fashioned whisky cocktail was made popular again by TV shows like Mad Men. This bitter cherry old fashioned is a twist on the classic recipe, but just as delicious. It couldn’t be easier to make a couple in just 5 minutes and served in a heavy tumbler glass, it makes for the perfect grown-up cocktail. Just like the classic old fashioned, you only need a handful of ingredients to make this cocktail, which adds a couple of sour cherries into the mix.


    • 100ml whisky
    • Angostura bitters
    • a pinch of caster sugar
    • 2 sour cherries
    • a slice of orange, to serve
    • ice


    • Fill 2 tumblers with ice cubes and stir, to cool the glass. Pour 50ml whisky over each with a dash of Angostura bitters, a pinch of caster sugar, and 2 sour cherries.

    • Stir well to dissolve the sugar and serve with a slice of orange.

    Click to rate
    (9 ratings)
    Sending your rating

    Related Recipes