With the holidays approaching we wanted to remind you of a Cheery, Charlotte tradition of the CheerWine Cocktail.
CheerWine and Rye – A match made in Cocktail heaven
Version 1. THE OLD FASHIONED
- ¾ ounces CheerWine Syrup
- 2 ounces Rye Whiskey
- 2 dashes Aromatic Bitters
- 2 dashes Orange Bitters
- Burnt Orange peel (garnish)
CheerWine Syrup: Boil 2 cups CheerWine for 15 minutes to reduce. Add one cup sugar, stir, then cool.
Add ice to rocks glass. Add all ingredients. Stir to combine. Garnish with ? orange peel, wiped along the rim of glass.
Version 2: THE GIN RUMMY “Gin galingaling”
- 1 ounce of Cold Gin
- 1 Lime Juiced
- 6 ounces CheerWine
- 2 Ounces Club Soda
- Maraschino Cherry Garnish
Fill a tall (14-ounce) cocktail glass two-thirds full with ice. Add gin and lime juice. Pour CheerWine into the glass, top with seltzer water, and stir.