Thirsty Thursday: Cherry Cocktails

August 11, 2011

Juicy, sweet and with as many varieties as you can imagine - perfect for baking, cooking and eating by the bucketfull -- and making into cocktails! Cherries are the perfect combination of sweet and sour, with a signature flavor that everyone can identify. From infused vodkas to cherry bitters, summer is the perfect time to experiment with fresh cherries and spirits to create surprisingly delicious combinations! Here are my 5 picks for cherry-infused cocktails to get you through the end of summer.

Cherry Vanilla Rum and Coke
A twist on the beloved childhood vanilla cherry coke, this cocktail is an instant classic.

Cherry Margarita
A fruity twist on this classic tequila cocktail.

Cherry Bulldog
Port, gin and cherries - a match made in heaven?

Cherry Lemonade
Sparkling lemonade, vodka and cherries - what's not to love?

Cherry Apple Whiskey Sour Popsicles
Frozen and fruity, summer perfection.

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