Regent's Punch

Only recently available in the United States, Batavia-Arrack van Oosten is a spicy, citrusy Javanese spirit made from sugarcane and fermented red rice.

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  • Servings: Makes about 26 drinks

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  • Strips of zest from 2 lemons
  • Strips of zest from 2 oranges
  • One-half 1-liter bottle VSOP Cognac
  • 10 ounces fresh orange juice
  • 4 ounces fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup superfine sugar
  • 2 ounces maraschino liqueur
  • 32 ounces chilled brewed green tea
  • 4 ounces Pineapple Syrup
  • 4 ounces Jamaican rum
  • 4 ounces Batavia-Arrack van Oosten
  • Three 750-ml bottles chilled Champagne
  • Marinated Pineapple
  • Ice

How to make this recipe

  1. In a large jar, combine the citrus zests with the Cognac; let stand at room temperature overnight. Strain the Cognac; discard the zests. In a punch bowl, combine the citrus juices. Stir in the sugar until dissolved. Add the infused Cognac, maraschino liqueur, tea and Pineapple Syrup. Stir in the rum and Batavia-Arrack and refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours. Add the Champagne, Marinated Pineapple and ice.

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