June 3, 2013

Mixology Monday LXXIV - Cherry


Singapore Gin Sling, Blood and Sand and the Aviation wouldn't be the same without them. They are brilliant in pies, go great with  pork dishes and may even be a super food able to combat insomnia.

But cherries in cocktails are also horribly abused, few things taste worse than artificial cherry aroma and the description of how most maraschino cherries are made can make you sick to your stomach.

So it's my pleasure as the host of Mixology Monday number 74 to challenge you to honor the humble cherry.

However you choose to do that, is entirely up to you. You could use Maraschino Liqueur, Cherry Heering, Kirchwasser, Belgian Kriek Beer, cherry wine or any spectacular infusions invented by you in a cocktail. Or make your own maraschino cherries for a spectacular garnish.

Whatever you choose, here is how to participate:

Post your drink on your blog, or on egullet’s spirit and cocktail’s forum if you don’t have one, with a picture, the recipe list, and any thoughts on the drink or theme.

Add the MxMo logo to your post with a link to the Mixology Monday website, and one to my Ginhound blog.

Finally comment on this post, with a link to your entry, or you can email me at andreadoria56(at)gmail.com or tweet me on twitter @Husejer. Do all this by midnight on the June 17th.

43 comments:

  1. Are we really the first this month? I guess it's because we really like cherries. :) Thanks for a great theme.

    http://wp.me/p2Kswh-gp

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    1. Yup you won the race ;) Love your cocktails - will try the Southern Virgin as soon as sour cherries are in season here.

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  2. Hi, Andrea! Here's my submission: http://www.901cocktails.com/blog/archives/176

    Thanks,
    Stew

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    1. Mixing cherries and pears sounds very intriguing. Well done!

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  3. hey Andrea, thanx for hosting, great theme as well, here's my submission
    http://theshorterstraw.wordpress.com/2013/06/11/dissacration-by-cherries-for-mxmo-lxxiv/

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    1. sorry i just realized i posted as anonymous...

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    2. No problem, I would have figured it out - and that Sour Cherry Ramos is making me thirsty...

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  4. Love this month's theme and it reminded me of a killer drink...
    http://dunderandlees.blogspot.com/2012/05/belgian-beer.html

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    1. I was hoping for a cherry beer cocktail, and there it was with so much good stuff in it!

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  5. Thanks for hosting, Andrea! This MxMo looks to be a good one. Here's my entry:

    http://wp.me/p1Fl3I-Dd

    Cheers!
    - Ian

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    1. I agree Ian, this looks to be a great MxMo and I'm very intrigued by your contribution, never having tasted a cherry soda!

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  6. Thanks for hosting- love the theme! Here is our cocktail:

    http://putneyfarm.com/2013/06/15/mixology-monday-lxxiv-cocktail-the-baur-au-lac/

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  7. Thanks for hosting! Here's my entry:
    http://drinksburgh.blogspot.com/2013/06/mxmo-74-cherries.html

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  8. Thanks for hosting! Went with a classic this month:
    http://drinkstraightup.com/2013/06/16/remember-the-maine/

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  9. Thanks for hosting! Here's my contribution:

    http://concoctails.com/2013/06/16/the-payout-and-backhanded-compliment/

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  10. eGullet reporting in. Thanks for hosting!

    http://forums.egullet.org/topic/145106-mxmo-lxxiv-june-17-2013-cherries/

    -- Evan

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  11. Two new recipes for the excellent Cherry theme:
    http://feu-de-vie.blogspot.com/2013/06/mixology-monday-june-2013-cherry-part-1.html
    http://feu-de-vie.blogspot.com/2013/06/mixology-monday-june-2013-cherry-part-2.html

    Thanks for hosting!

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  12. Heyya Andrea! Thanks for hosting. Coming in on a slightly steep landing here with Silver Spurs:

    http://foggedinlounge.blogspot.com/2013/06/mxmo-lxxiv-cherriessilver-spurs.html

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  13. Here's my entry. Thanks for hosting!
    http://www.jacobgrier.com/blog/archives/6102.html

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  14. I'm still in time?
    http://bartendingnotes.wordpress.com/2013/06/18/mxmo-lxxiv-cherries/
    Cheers!

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  15. Hey Andrea, thanks much for the hosting and great theme...my contribution, down to the wire again it seems - http://theventuremixologist.blogspot.com/2013/06/cheers-to-cherry.html#more

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    1. Well you had a lot of mixing to do ;)

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  16. Another last minute entry. Nice theme!
    http://discoginferno.wordpress.com/tag/cherry-liqueur/

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  17. Hi Andrea, thanks for hosting. We're a newcomer this time but excited to join in!
    http://www.abarabovemixology.com/mxmo-cherries/

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    1. Thanks for joining and what a debut!

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  18. Whew! Just hitting the wire on this one! Thanks for hosting Andrea. Cheers.

    http://shakestrainandsip.com/2013/06/18/three-cheers-for-cherries/

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  19. Sorry about the late post! Ill sort myself out next month! Thanks for hosting.
    http://cocktailsincardiff.tumblr.com/post/53266755590/carligcocktail

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    1. No worries I'm just starting the round up

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  20. Sorry for being a day late! Thanks for hosting!!


    http://ratedrcocktails.com/2013/06/18/mxmo-cherries-rockdaboati/

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    1. International days are not an exact science, so no worries ;)

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