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Make a Fine Cherry Bounce
June 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm$5
In the 18th century, cherry bounce was quite the popular beverage and said to have been a favorite of George and Martha Washington. This year, Woodville Plantation is offering the opportunity to make your own cherry bounce.
Cost for this event is $5.00 and all participants must bring their own supplies.
Recipe items that students are to bring:
Large glass jar with tight sealing lid and wide mouth (2 quarts)
1 pound pitted cherries (most fifth freezer sections at food stores have them)
1 fifth of Rye whiskey or Brandy or clear whiskey ( Climax) brand
1&1/2 cups sugar or more to taste
3 whole cloves
Mace 2 pinches
Also bring for this particular recipe:
Additional 2 vanilla beans
Additional 1 pound cherries 3 weeks later
NOTE: You can substitute
cinnamon stick with fresh ground in shaker jar
fresh ground clove in shaker jar
real vanilla extract DO NOT use imitation
Participants are to be 21 years of age or older
SPACE IS LIMITED, SO RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED
NOTE: This is an in person event. Masks may be worn for those that prefer to do so and hand sanitizer will be available.
If you have any questions, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the site at 412-221-0348