Tart Cherry Soda

Category: 
Beverages

Courtesy of Kevin Liu of Serious Eats (seriouseats.com)

Easy

Tart Cherry Soda

Ingredients

For 1 Serving(s)

Drink

  • 2 ounce(s) tart cherry juice
  • 1 1/2 ounce(s) barrel-aged simple syrup, or to taste
  • 1/2 ounce(s) fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ounce(s) chilled seltzer water

Barrel-aged Simple Syrup

  • 3/4 cup(s) sugar
  • 3/4 cup(s) water
  • 1 Tuthilltown Distillery Cocktail Aging Kit container with stave

Tart Cherry Soda Directions

  1. Combine the sugar and water in a nonreactive container. Transfer the syrup to the distillery container and let rest for two days at room temperature. Use or transfer to the fridge after two days and store there for up to a week.
  2. To make the tart cherry soda, combine the cherry juice, simple syrup and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until well chilled—about 10 seconds.
  3. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass and top with the seltzer water.

Recipe notes

Special equipment needed: Tuthilltown Distillery Cocktail Aging Kit container with stave


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