Planter's Punch

Planter's Punch image
Serve in
a Collins glass...
shot Pot still Jamaican rum
1 shot Freshly squeezed lime juice
½ shot Sugar syrup (2 sugar to 1 water)
3 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters BUY
2 shot Chilled water
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How to make:

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

Garnish:

Orange slice & mint sprig

Comment:

A tangy punch which harnesses the rich flavours of Myers's rum.

Origin:

Invented in the late 19th century by the founder of Myers's rum, Fred L. Myers. The recipe on the back of each bottles is known as the 'Old Plantation formula' and uses classic rum punch proportions of 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 of 1 sweet, 2 sour, 3 strong and 4 weak.

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