It’s Friday, so you know what that means:



This week we picked a drink that is almost entirely straight alcohol for Tom since he had to eat a crazy gelatin this week. Granted, that gelatin ended up actually tasting good, but he still deserved it for being brave.

Red-Eyed Russian
Author: 2-in-1 International Recipe Card Collection, 1977
  • 1 jigger vodka
  • 1/2 jigger cherry brandy or cherry Heering
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  1. Shake well with ice and strain into chilled cocktail glass. May also be served on the rocks.



Plus we were able to break out the Heering, which is always fun.



“I could seriously drink six of these.”

The Verdict: Very good

From The Tasting Notes:

Straight forward, and a drink for a vodka drinker. Sour from the lime with a slight hint of cherry. You could still taste the vodka, so make sure you use the good stuff!