HOME > Chowhound > Spirits >

Discussion

Homemade cherries for cocktail garnish

  • 1

Like many of you, I'm not a fan of the mass produced cherries that are typically used as cocktail garnishes. I have access to some sour cherries and thought I'd try to make my own cherries for garnish. Seems to be two schools of cherries I could make - ones soaked in syrup and ones soaked in alcohol.

Any reason I should do one or the other? What is more authentic? Or does it depend on the cocktail?

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
Posting Guidelines | FAQs | Feedback
Cancel
  1. if you do a search there is a long and detailed thread on this. Well worth reading and it will answer all your questions, plus some.