Cherry Heering liqueur, purveyor to H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and to the Royal Danish Court, has been produced since 1818 and is the original “Cherry Brandy.” Cherry Heering liqueur is sold in more than 100 countries all over the world and is the essential ingredient in the world famous Singapore Sling and Blood and Sand cocktails.
Why is CHERRY HEERING one the most classic ingredients of all time? This lineage of cocktail history is the backbone of Cherry Heering liqueur. Cherry Heering Liqueur has been around since 1818, and has the seals of nobility and style behind the Heering name. Cherry Heering Liqueur was created by Peter F. Heering and blended into cocktails associated with the entire British Empire and many other Royal Courts throughout Europe.
The cherries that are used in Cherry Heering Liqueur are carefully pressed to open the pulp and allow the spirit to penetrate. The cherry mass is then gathered up in wooden casks, where natural spirit is added together with a finely blended selection of spices A century ago gold medals provided a seal of approval that Cherry Heering liqueur possessed the proper style, class and breeding to socialize with Russian Tsars and English Dukes.
The modern day seal of approval comes from the top US mixologist in top high end bar and lounges who are creating cocktails with the ultimate cocktail accessory - Cherry Heering liqueur.
Cherry Heering is more relevant than ever, being an indispensable component of trendsetting and classic cocktails. Enter the world famous Singapore Sling - by contributing to the legendary Singapore Sling, Cherry Heering establishes itself as an accessory that adds lavishness, extravagance and civilization to the cocktail mix.
Cherry Heering liqueur acknowledges a heartfelt dose of appreciation to those who have helped make Cherry Heering liqueur a legendary part of history including The British East India Trading Company, a fine lineage of Russian Tsars, Sir Humphrey, the Duke of Marlborough, Kings Gustav IV Adolf and Gustav V of Sweden, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Empire of Japan, the Kingdom of Greece and every Royal of the past two hundred years but most cordially to the Kings and Queens of England.
CHERRY HEERING liqueur is a sweet, full-bodied liqueur that is ruby red in color and has been produced in Denmark since 1818 to an original secret recipe handed down through five generations. CHERRY HEERING liqueur is made entirely from Danish cherries, spirit and spices and without any artificial flavours or colouring. CHERRY HEERING liqueur’s rich and rounded finish comes from its maturation in casks for a minimum of five years.
- A special strain of cherry is used- the small, dark Stevens Cherry which has been evolved from an ancient variety still to be found growing wild in parts of Denmark
- In order to make the CHERRY HEERING liqueur, the Stevens cherries are pressed together with stones to create a unique cherry taste
- The pressed cherries (including the juice that is pressed off the fruits) are then pumped to oak vats where alcohol is added
- In order to ensure that the rich taste of the cherries is maximized, the blend needs to rest and circulate for several months. 3-5 years later the product will be bottled. Some say that this is what adds that extravagance to the Cherry Heering Liqueur
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