This lower calorie cocktail contains complete cherry ecstasy, if that’s possible in a cocktail. Fresh muddled cherries steal the show in this beautifully hued cocktail. There is a hint of warming factor after the first few sips.

Nichinan 5 photo copyright Cheri Loughlin

Nichinan – recipe by Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

6 Fresh Cherries

1 measure Brandy

1/2 measure Cherry Brandy

1/4 measure Lemon Juice

1 measure Light Cranberry Juice

Cherry Garnish – optional

Combine liquids in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to blend and chill. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with cherry if desired.

Approximately 131 Calories

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