This article originally appeared as part of the story God Save the (Party) Queen in the May 2019 issue.
Make this old-fashioned drink well ahead of time to share with friends at your next party, royal or otherwise.
- 4 cups tart cherries with pits
- 1 quart liquor (like vodka or brandy)
- 1 cup sugar dissolved in ½ cup water
Mix ingredients together in a glass jar. Cover and store in a cool, dark place for at least several weeks—a few months is ideal.