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Cherry Bounce

This method works for just about any fruit, herb or vegetable, but cherry bounce has the benefit of historical significance, as it was one of George Washington’s favorite tipples.

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da The Runaway Spoon

Cherry Bounce

Cherry Bounce... You Can Also Use Vodka Or Any Alcohol. I have a recipe from a friend and make many large batches a year in the spring. I let it go until Christmas and then we all have fun!

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Door County Cherry Bounce - make at cherry harvest time, store in cool dark place, ready by Thanksgiving!

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da The Runaway Spoon

Cherry Bounce

Cherry Bounce

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da Epicurious

To Make an Excellent Cherry Bounce

Among the few recipes known to have been used by the Washington family is this one for cherry bounce, a brandy-based drink popular in the eighteenth century. It seems to have been such a favorite of General Washington's that he packed a "Canteen" of it, along with Madeira and port, for a trip west across the Allegheny Mountains in September 1784. This fruity, spiced cordial requires a bit of work and time, but the result is well worth the effort. After pitting, halving, and mashing…

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da Food in Jars

Drink Week, Day Two: Cherry Bounce and Other Boozy Infusions

Cherry Bounce: Whole cherries soaked in bourbon? Yes, please. Takes four months to steep, so could be a nice Christmas present idea...

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da Washington Post

Cherry Bounce

This method works for just about any fruit, herb or vegetable, but cherry bounce has the benefit of historical significance, as it was one of George Washington’s favorite tipples.

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