Planter's Punch

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Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Orange slice & mint sprig

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Overproof pot still rum
1 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Sugar syrup (rich) 2 sugar to 1 water
3 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
2 fl oz Chilled water
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Review:

A tangy punch which harnesses the rich flavours of the rum.

History:

Invented in the late 19th century by the founder of Myers's rum, Fred L. Myers. The recipe on the back of each bottle of his rum is known as the "Old Plantation formula" and uses the classic rum punch proportions: 1 sour (lime), 2 sweet (sugar), 3 strong (rum) and 4 weak (water). Rather than this, or the American formula: 1 sour, 2 sweet, 3 weak, and 4 strong, I've followed David A. Embury's recommendation (in The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks) of 1 sweet, 2 sour, 3 strong and 4 weak.

Nutrition:

There are approximately 189 calories in one serving of Planter's Punch.

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