Slushy Cherry Old Fashioned Cocktail
The Old Fashioned is a beautiful thing. At its best, it’s a careful balance of whiskey, sugar, and bitters, with a little dilution from water, often in the form of melting ice. Here, the classic goes pool-friendly, with a slushy blender version that relies on lots of ice, as well as fresh cherries to lend a little brightness and color. See our other frozen drink recipes for more refreshing options. Or try boozy ice pops for another delicious take.
- 2 ounces rye whiskey
- 1 ounce freshly squeezed orange juice
- 1 ounce Simple Syrup
- 6 fresh cherries (stemmed and pitted), plus 1 whole cherry for garnishing
- 2 cups ice cubes
1In a blender, combine the rye whiskey, orange juice, simple syrup, pitted cherries, and ice cubes. Blend on high for 15 to 20 seconds.
2Pour into a glass and garnish with a fresh cherry.
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