Cherry Bomb
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Cherry Bomb
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Cherry Bomb is a fruity and refreshing cocktail that packs a punch of flavor. Its vibrant red color reflects the bold taste that it delivers. This cocktail is made by ... more Cherry Bomb is a fruity and refreshing cocktail that packs a punch of flavor. Its vibrant red color reflects the bold taste that it delivers. This cocktail is made by topping up cranberry juice with 22.5ml each of melon liqueur and Amaretto. The combination of these ingredients creates a perfect balance of sweet and sour flavors. The tartness of the cranberry juice is elevated by the sweetness of the melon liqueur, while the Amaretto adds a subtle nutty aroma and flavor. This cocktail is a popular choice among those who enjoy a fruity yet slightly boozy drink. It is perfect for a summer day by the pool or a night out with friends. The name "Cherry Bomb" adds a fun and playful element to this delicious cocktail.
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Melon liqueur
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry
Alcohol content
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3.68% | 1.1 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Cherry Bomb

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a tall glass filled with ice, add Midori and amaretto, then top with cranberry
Swirl the drink in the glass to combine
Garnish with a cherry and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Melon liqueur with something non-alcoholic in the Cherry Bomb?

Yes, for a non-alcoholic version of the Cherry Bomb, you can substitute melon liqueur with a melon-flavored syrup or juice. Adjust the quantity to match the sweetness and flavor intensity of the original liqueur.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Cherry Bomb?

A slice of lime, a few fresh cherries, or a twist of orange peel can add a visually appealing touch and enhance the flavors of the Cherry Bomb.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Cherry Bomb for a party?

Serve the Cherry Bomb in a chilled highball glass with plenty of ice. To make it more festive, garnish each glass with fresh cherries or a lime wedge. You can also prepare it in batches for convenience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Cherry Bomb compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 3.68%, the Cherry Bomb is relatively low in alcohol compared to standard cocktails, which typically range from 10% to 25% alcohol by volume. It's a great choice for those seeking a lighter option.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What foods pair well with the Cherry Bomb?

The Cherry Bomb’s fruity and slightly sweet profile pairs well with light appetizers, such as cheese platters, fruit skewers, or shrimp cocktails. Avoid heavy or intensely flavored dishes that might overpower the drink.

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