Felicitation Punch

In this pleasantly tart punch, David Wondrich mixes Irish whiskey with gin to mimic the taste of a richer, older style of gin.

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  • Servings: Makes about 18 drinks

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  • 3 ounces Rich Simple Syrup
  • 12 ounces fresh lemon juice
  • 4 ounces maraschino liqueur
  • 1 1/2 liters chilled club soda
  • Ice, preferably 1 large block
  • 6 ounces Irish whiskey
  • Strips of zest from 4 lemons
  • One 1-liter bottle gin

How to make this recipe

  1. In a punch bowl, muddle the lemon zest with the whiskey. Add the gin and let stand for 2 hours. Stir in the maraschino liqueur, lemon juice and Rich Simple Syrup and refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours. Just before serving, stir in the club soda and add ice.

Contributed By Photo © Tina Rupp Published December 2011

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