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Cherry Brandy ("Heering")

Sharon Oct 30, 2006 10:40 PM

Does anyone know what to do with this? I think it originally comes from Denmark. I have ended up with a few bottles and would love to use it. Any drink recipes or uses in cooling would be appreciated!

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    omnibibulous Oct 31, 2006 01:24 AM

    It's an essential ingredient in the Singapore Sling, and certain variations of the Zombie.

    1. byrd Oct 31, 2006 01:40 AM

      1/4 or 1/5 parts peter heering to 3/4 or 4/5 parts of your favorite vodka. look at all the time you save instead of infusing your own vodka.

      1. JMF Oct 31, 2006 03:49 PM

        Pour over vanilla ice cream or poached fruit.

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          ellaj Nov 1, 2006 05:01 PM


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            Marci97 Nov 2, 2006 12:38 AM

            It goes in a wicked drink from my college days...The Original Sin...

            Here's a recipe I found online...http://www.drinkswap.com/drinks/detai...

            Any Penn Staters here ever have one at The Apple in State College?

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              beef Nov 10, 2006 10:41 PM

              Not a direct reply, but your question makes me nostagic. When I was a little boy, my great-grandmother would always order a "Cherry Herring" in her Jewish-Eastern European accent.

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                ciaogal Nov 25, 2007 05:21 PM

                How funny....we always had a glass of Cherry Herring @ My Grandmothers as an apertif ...at our Family Friday Night dinners.....
                It brings back many good memories!
                I would love to buy a bottle for 'Old Times Sake'

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                  warrenr Nov 29, 2007 06:21 AM

                  my grandmother used to give it to me as a nightcap when i slept over her house when i was very young. i guess it knocked me out. i still remember the taste clearly even though i haven't had it since then.

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                HECKLER Nov 25, 2007 05:13 PM

                We have a bottle of Cherry Herring that must be at least 30 years old. It is unopened and has been stored upright and out of light and heat. It is imported by Henry Elliot St. Thomas and produced by Peter F. Heering Copenhagen. Is it edible? Is it worth anything on ebay??

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                1. re: HECKLER
                  zin1953 Nov 26, 2007 08:36 AM

                  Edible, yes. eBay? No.

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