Felicitation Punch
© Tina Rupp

Felicitation Punch

  • SERVINGS: Makes about 18 drinks

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

cocktails Glassware Guide

slideshow Cocktail Party Recipes


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