Sweet Lips Cherry Bounce
Dating back to the 17th century, Cherry Bounce was a favorite drink of George Washington, who enjoyed the brandy-based recipe made by his wife Martha. He was known to take a canteen full of Cherry Bounce for jaunts with his prized dog, Sweetlips.
Starting with Martha’s original recipe, we wanted to make something that was true to history yet truly unique. We used fresh Montmorency cherries to proof down our rye whiskey, rose petal, orris root, cinnamon, clove, coriander, and Tahitian vanilla to add cherry aroma, and smoked cardamom to mimic Martha’s baking spices. The result is a liqueur full of luscious cherry flavor, warm spice, and a deep smoky base with notes of leather and tobacco.