What cocktails should I make with maraschino liqueur?

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I found a few cocktails with maraschino liqueur that you might enjoy: 1. A cocktail with a high rating that includes maraschino liqueur, gin, and lemon juice. 2. A classic cocktail with maraschino liqueur, gin, and red vermouth. 3. Another high-rated option with maraschino liqueur, white rum, and lime juice. These are all great options that showcase the versatility of maraschino liqueur in different types of cocktails.
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Maraschino Liqueur

You asked: Cocktails with maraschino liqueur. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.


The Aviation cocktail is a classic and refreshing drink that dates back to the early 1900s. It was created by...

Lemon Juice (15ml), Gin (45ml), Maraschino cherry liqueur (15ml), Creme De Violette (Teaspoon)

4 ingredients
4.94 / 5

Last Word

The Last Word is a prohibition-era cocktail that has experienced a revival in modern mixology. A balanced mix of tart...

Lime juice (30ml), Green Chartreuse (30ml), Dry gin (30ml), Maraschino cherry liqueur (30ml)

4 ingredients
4.9 / 5

El Floridita Daiquiri

The El Floridita Daiquiri is a refreshing, citrus-forward cocktail hailing from the renowned El Floridita bar in Havana, Cuba, which...

Lime juice (15ml), White rum (60ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Maraschino cherry liqueur (Teaspoon), Pink Grapefruit Juice (7.5ml)

5 ingredients
4.8 / 5


Said to have emerged around 1860-1870, and is often touted as one of the world’s oldest gin cocktails.

Orange Bitters (2 dashes), Red vermouth (45ml), Dry gin (45ml), Maraschino cherry liqueur (1 teaspoon)

4 ingredients
4.74 / 5

Hemingway Special

The Hemingway Special is a refreshing and complex cocktail that pays homage to the renowned writer Ernest Hemingway. Known for...

Lime juice (15ml), White rum (60ml), Grapefruit Juice (40 ml), Maraschino cherry liqueur (15ml)

4 ingredients
4.51 / 5

The Classic

The Classic is a refined cocktail that embodies a harmonious blend of warmth and citrus. It is predominantly based on...

Brandy (60ml), Lemon Juice (15ml), Sugar (Teaspoon), Maraschino cherry liqueur (15ml), Lemon (Wedge)

5 ingredients
3.88 / 5


The Fantasio cocktail is a lesser-known drink that delivers a sophisticated blend of flavors suitable for those who appreciate a...

Brandy (60ml), Creme De Menthe (Teaspoon), Red vermouth (30ml), Maraschino cherry liqueur (Teaspoon)

4 ingredients
3.82 / 5

Papa Doble

The Papa Doble cocktail, a variant of the Hemingway Daiquiri, is named after Ernest Hemingway who was known to frequent...

Lime juice (30ml), White rum (105ml), Pink Grapefruit Juice (30ml), Maraschino cherry liqueur (22.5ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml)

5 ingredients
3.73 / 5

Mum In Wonderland

The "Mum In Wonderland" is a layered shot that combines the sweet, citrus notes of orange liqueur with the rich,...

Orange liqueur (20ml), Amaretto (20ml)

2 ingredients
3.64 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What is maraschino liqueur?

Maraschino liqueur is a clear, cherry-flavored liqueur made from Marasca cherries. It's often used in classic cocktails for its unique and rich flavor.

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What kind of cocktails can I make with maraschino liqueur?

Maraschino liqueur can be used in a variety of cocktails, including those with gin, rum, or brandy. It pairs well with citrus juices and vermouth.

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How should maraschino liqueur be stored?

Maraschino liqueur should be stored in a cool, dark place, away from direct sunlight. Once opened, it can be kept at room temperature.

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Is maraschino liqueur the same as maraschino cherry syrup?

No, maraschino liqueur is an alcoholic beverage made from cherries, while maraschino cherry syrup is a non-alcoholic sweet syrup used to preserve maraschino cherries.

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Can maraschino liqueur be used in non-alcoholic drinks?

Maraschino liqueur is alcoholic, but you can get a similar flavor in non-alcoholic drinks by using cherry syrup or fresh cherry juice.

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What is maraschino liqueur?

Maraschino liqueur is a sweet, clear spirit made from Marasca cherries. It has a distinctive flavor and aroma that adds a unique touch to cocktails.

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Can maraschino liqueur be used in both sweet and sour cocktails?

Yes, maraschino liqueur is versatile and can be used in both sweet and sour cocktails. It complements a wide range of ingredients, from citrus juices to other fruit flavors.

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What are some common cocktails that use maraschino liqueur?

Common cocktails that use maraschino liqueur include classics like the Aviation, Hemingway Special, and Last Word. These cocktails showcase the liqueur's unique flavor profile.

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Is maraschino liqueur expensive?

Maraschino liqueur varies in price, but it is generally affordable. There are several brands available, which can range from budget-friendly to premium options.

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Can I substitute maraschino liqueur with another ingredient in cocktails?

While maraschino liqueur has a unique flavor that is hard to replicate, you can experiment with similar cherry-flavored liqueurs if you're in a pinch. However, for an authentic taste, it's best to use maraschino liqueur.

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