Cherry Blossom

from The Craft of the Cocktail

  • 5 Sour Cherries
  • .5 ounce Lemon Juice
  • .5 ounce CuraƧao
  • .5 ounce Peter Heering Cherry Heering
  • 1.5 ounces Brandy

In a mixing glass, muddle 4 or 5 cherries with the lemon juice and liqueurs. Add the brandy and shake well with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Adapted from Harry Craddock's Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930. Make this in the summer, when cherries are available. Try dierent varieties of cherries as they come into season; the sour cherries from upstate New York can add lots of zing to the cocktail.