Spiced Christmas Punch

12 parts Basil Hayden's® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey6 parts Vermouth, Sweet6 parts Black Tea12 parts fresh Apple Juice or Apple Cider8 parts fresh Lemon Juice4 parts Demerara Simple Syrup1/2 part Angostura® Bitters24 parts Club Soda6 Ice Blocks6 Cinnamon Stick17 Apple SlicesGarnish with freshly grated Cinnamon and Nutmeg

Make Ice Blocks:
In advance, prepare ice blocks by filling 6, 4-ounce square plastic containers with water, two apple slices and one cinnamon stick each, and place in the freezer.

Make Punch:
Add Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon, sweet vermouth, black tea, apple juice, lemon juice, Demerara syrup and Angostura® Bitters in punch bowl and stir. Top with club soda. Carefully place the 6 pre-made ice blocks into the punch bowl and garnish with remaining apple slices and freshly-grated cinnamon and nutmeg.

Serves 6.

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Wish your friends a very merry holiday season with this crafty Christmas punch recipe. Layered with spices and bitters, this bourbon punch is a little sweet, a little aromatic and very flavorful. Create wreath-like ice blocks in a round steal pan for a festive way to celebrate the most wonderful time of year.

QUICK FACTS

MAIN SPIRIT

Bourbon, Vermouth

FLAVOR

Fruity, Spicy

SKILL LEVEL

Advanced

ingredients

  • 12 parts Basil Hayden's® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • 6 parts Vermouth, Sweet
  • 6 parts Black Tea
  • 12 parts fresh Apple Juice or Apple Cider
  • 8 parts fresh Lemon Juice
  • 4 parts Demerara Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 part Angostura® Bitters
  • 24 parts Club Soda
  • 6 Ice Blocks
  • 6 Cinnamon Stick
  • 17 Apple Slices
  • Garnish with freshly grated Cinnamon and Nutmeg

Instructions

Make Ice Blocks:
In advance, prepare ice blocks by filling 6, 4-ounce square plastic containers with water, two apple slices and one cinnamon stick each, and place in the freezer.

Make Punch:
Add Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon, sweet vermouth, black tea, apple juice, lemon juice, Demerara syrup and Angostura® Bitters in punch bowl and stir. Top with club soda. Carefully place the 6 pre-made ice blocks into the punch bowl and garnish with remaining apple slices and freshly-grated cinnamon and nutmeg.

Serves 6.

All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Tools To Have Behind Your Bar
How to Make Simple Syrup

Tools To Have Behind Your Bar

How to Make Simple Syrup