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Cherry Old Fashioned Smash from @creativculinary

Cherry Old Fashioned Smash

A beautiful bourbon and cherry cocktail that is a fantastic summer libation.
Course Bourbon
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 Cocktails
Calories 281kcal
Author Barb


  • 10-12 cherries pitted
  • 4 oz. bourbon
  • 1.5 oz. Cherry Brandy I used Cherry Heering
  • .5 oz simple syrup
  • 2 dashes Orange Bitters
  • Club soda

For the Garnish

  • 2 Whole Cherries


  • Put the pitted cherries into a cocktail shaker and muddle.
  • Add the bourbon, cherry brandy, simple syrup, orange bitters and ice to the shaker and shake well until container is cold.
  • Fill two lowball glasses half full with ice.
  • Pour shaken cocktail (plus the ice and muddled cherries) into your glasses.
  • Top with club soda.
  • Garnish with the whole cherries.


Want to try this cocktail outside of cherry season? Use frozen cherries, thaw a handle for each cocktail and proceed as directed. Garnish with an orange twist!


Serving: 1 | Calories: 281kcal