The Whiskey Sangria at Carly's Bistro

Since there's really no better accessory than a cocktail in your hand, each week brings you a tasty adult beverage from one of our favorite drinking establishments, complete with recipe.

This week: The Whiskey Sangria at Carly's Bistro

The Whiskey Sangria at Carly's Bistro
Nicole Smith

Going out in downtown Phoenix can still be hit or miss. But when all else fails, Carly's Bistro prevails when we're itchin' for a hip city-kid experience. Between the late-night food, cool cocktails, and weekly live music, we can always count on Carly's.

The Whiskey Sangria is a hit with the hipsters, with a few favorite liquors and mixers, topped with an obscure, upside-down cherry in the straw. 

(Recipe after the jump.) 


1 1/4 oz. Whiskey
3 oz. red wine
1 1/2 oz. raspberry liquor
1/2 oz. Orangina
splash of sprite
maraschino cherries

In a large, footed sangria glass, combine all ingredients (except sprite) over ice. Cover the glass with a shaker and shake contents like a really hip Polaroid picture. Top off with a splash of sprite and garnish glass with a lemon, lime, and a handful of maraschinos (don't forget the and obscure little guy inside the straw).

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