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Cherry Bulldog

cherry bulldog cocktail
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Move over, tonic. Gin and cherries may be the perfect combination in this cocktail by bartender Michael Waterhouse.


  • 2 1/2 oz Bulldog GIn
  • 1 Star anise pod
  • 2 Lime wedges
  • 1 tsp Demerara sugar
  • 4 Pitted Bing cherries
  • 1/2 oz Ruby port
  • Garnish: cherries


  1. In a shaker, muddle the cherries, anise, lime and sugar.

  2. Add the gin and port, and fill with ice.

  3. Shake well and double strain into a Martini glass.

  4. Garnish with cherries.