Our Whisky

Cherry Walnut Old Fashioned

Makes one cocktail

  • 2 Luxardo cherries
  • ¾ ounce Luxardo cherry juice
  • 3 dashes chocolate bitters
  • ¾ ounce brown sugar simple syrup*
  • 1 ½ ounce toasted walnut and vanilla bean infused Virginia-Highland Whisky**

Muddle 1 Luxardo cherry, cherry juice, bitters and simple syrup. Stir in Virginia-Highland Whisky and add a few ice cubes. Garnish with a Luxardo.

 

*Brown Sugar Simple Syrup: Boil 2 cups of water and mix in 2 cups of brown sugar, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and cool slightly before straining. Label Refrigerate for up to 3 weeks.

 

**Toasted Walnut and Vanilla Bean Infused Whisky: Pour 750 milliliter bottle of Virginia-Highland Whisky into a container with ½ cup lightly toasted walnuts (toast in a 350-degree oven for 10 minutes, flip halfway through). Add one split vanilla bean and let sit for two or more days.