We know quite a few people who enjoy a good Old Fashioned. They are nostalgic!

Adding this black cherry element to it gives it that new twist!

Try making your own non-alcoholic Black Cherry Old Fashioned today!

How to Make an Alcohol Free Black Cherry Old Fashioned

Minimal ingredients makes this the perfect twist to an Old Fashioned recipe!

Follow my detailed instructions below to learn how to make the best alcohol free Black Cherry Old Fashioned today!


  • 2-3 black cherries
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar or simple syrup
  • 2 dashes of aromatic bitters
  • Orange peel
  • Club soda or sparkling water
  • Ice cubes
  • Maraschino cherry and orange slice (for garnish)


  1. In an old-fashioned glass, muddle the black cherries and sugar (or simple syrup) together until the cherries release their juices and the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add the dashes of aromatic bitters to the glass and stir to combine.
  3. Add ice cubes to the glass, filling it about three-quarters full.
  4. Take the orange peel and twist it over the glass to release the oils. Rub the peel along the rim of the glass and drop it into the glass.
  5. Top off the glass with club soda or sparkling water, leaving some room at the top for garnishes.
  6. Stir gently to mix the ingredients and chill the drink.
  7. Garnish with a maraschino cherry and an orange slice.

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