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Cherry Brandy Old-Fashioned

This old-fashioned recipe features the flavor of cherry brandy instead of whiskey. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
  • Makes
    1 serving


  • 1 maraschino cherry
  • 1 teaspoon bitters
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1/3 cup ice cubes
  • 1/3 cup ginger ale, chilled
  • 1-1/2 ounces brandy
  • 1/2 to 1 ounce maraschino cherry juice
  • Maraschino cherry with a stem, optional


  • In a rocks glass, muddle the cherry, bitters and ginger. Add ice. Pour in the ginger ale, brandy and cherry juice. Garnish with a cherry if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 185 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 12mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • annepaulette
    Oct 4, 2011

    This is delicious. I've made this drink several times, but I enjoy the flavors of maraschino and ginger. Recommend giving it a try!