I followed the recipe directions to a "t" and for all of the work and mess involved (pitting the cherries, chopping the cherries, blending the cherries, squeezing the lemons, straining the mixture), this simply wasn't worth the effort. It was good, but not the *wow!* that it should have been.
bourbon cherry limeade I modified this recipe slightly to create a bourbon cherry limeade cocktail. Pros: great flavor