Puritan's Punch

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 Drink

Island Creek Oyster Bar • Boston

The name of Bob McCoy's spiced cold-weather punch honors America's early colonists, many of whom produced molasses-based rum in home stills. McCoy likes making the punch with Berkshire Mountain Distillers' Ragged Mountain rum, from Massachusetts.

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  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces aged rum, preferably American
  3. 3/4 ounce Spiced Honey Syrup
  4. 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  5. Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the rum, Spiced Honey Syrup and lemon juice and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the nutmeg.