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In a mixing glass half-filled with ice cubes, combine the rum, vermouth, Calvados, and cherry brandy. Stir well. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with the cherry.
Raspberry-Thyme Smash (via)
– 2 fresh thyme sprigs, divided
– 7 fresh raspberries, divided
– ice cubes
– 1/4 cup Hendrick’s Gin
– 2 tablespoons Simple Syrup (see below)
– 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
Remove leaves from 1 thyme sprig; place in cocktail shaker. Add 6 berries; mash with muddler or wooden spoon. Fill cocktail shaker with ice; add gin, Simple Syrup, and lime juice. Cover; shake vigorously until cold. Strain into highball glass filled with ice. Thread 1 raspberry onto remaining thyme sprig; place on rim of glass.
Simple Syrup: Stir 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in small saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to boil; cool. Cover and chill.