Cocktail Corner: Cherry Toddy

Warm up with a cherry  toddy

By Peter Christian, Vice President Food & Beverage

The word “toddy” comes from the toddy drink in India, produced by fermenting the sap of palm trees. Its earliest known use to mean “a beverage made of alcoholic liquor with hot water, sugar, and spices” dates to 1786.

Recently at the WAC, we added the Solar Cherry Toddy to our drink menus. This twist on the cold-weather classic uses cherry brandy by Solar Spirits of Richland and Maraska Maraschino liqueur from Croatia. These two wonderful liquors combine with lemon, orange, honey, and a sprinkle of allspice to deliver a perfect treat on a chilly evening—whether it’s winter or spring!

Solar Cherry Toddy

  • 5 oz. hot water
  • 1½ oz. Solar Cherry Brandy
  • ½ oz. Maraska Maraschino liqueur
  • 1 T. honey

Pour brandy, liqueur and honey into a mug. Mix in hot water and stir. Garnish with lemon peel, orange slice, and a sprinkle of allspice.

As published in the March/April 2019 issue of WAC Magazine

—Posted March 1, 2019



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