7 Cocktail Recipes Using Maraschino Liqueur

6 awesome cocktail recipes using your favorite cherry-flavored liqueur.

Maraschino liqueur is a unique cherry-flavored spirit made from sour Marasca cherries. It’s clear, slightly sweet, and found in many classic and Prohibition-Era cocktails. Luxardo is the most well-known cherry liqueur brand and my personal recommendation should you decide to embark on this maraschino cocktail journey.

Arguably the most famous drink made with Maraschino liqueur is the Aviation cocktailsmooth, flowery and, assertive gin-based classic. Below are a few more well-known favorites that should pique your interest as well. I highly recommend you grab a bottle and put it to good use. While it’s often used sparingly in drinks, I wouldn’t stock a home bar without it