Tootsie Roll chew &/or Luxardo Maraschino Cherry
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
A Maple Rum Old Fashioned served straight-up with chocolate bitters. And it does indeed taste reminiscent of Tootsie Roll chews.
Adapted from a 2015 recipe created by Aisha Sharpe, New York City, USA.
For non-USA readers, a Tootsie Roll is chocolate-flavoured caramel candy that's been made in Chicago, Illinois since 1907 and was the first American "penny candy" to be individually wrapped.