How to Make Punch

Farm to Drink: Handcrafted Punches

Learn to make delicious and fresh punches for your next party with these recipes and tips from master mixologist and Liquor.com contributor Charlotte Voisey. For the article, click here.

Two-Hit Fig Punch

INGREDIENTS:

  • 12 Fresh figs, halved
  • 12 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)
  • 6 oz Fresh navel orange juice
  • 12 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 24 oz Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 24 oz Hudson Baby Bourbon
  • Garnish: Lime wheels and nutmeg

PREPARATION:
In a small bowl, muddle the figs well and add the simple syrup. Place a large block of ice in a punch bowl and add the fig mixture and the remaining ingredients. Garnish with thinly cut lime wheels and freshly grated nutmeg.

Sparkling Holiday Punch

INGREDIENTS:

  • Peels from 2 navel oranges
  • 2 oz Sugar
  • 12 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 12 oz Fig-Infused Tea Syrup*
  • 12 oz Stoli White Pomegranik Vodka
  • 12 oz Stoli Blueberi Vodka
  • 12 oz Sparkling wine
  • 6 oz Water, chilled
  • Garnish: Lemon wheels and fig slices

PREPARATION:
In a large bowl, muddle the orange peels and sugar to form a paste. Add the lemon juice, syrup and both vodkas, and stir to combine. Place a large block of ice in a punch bowl and add the vodka mixture. Top with the sparkling wine and water. Stir, and garnish with thinly cut lemon wheels and thin slices of fig.

*Fig-Infused Tea Syrup

INGREDIENTS:

  • 24 oz Double-strength cold-brewed English breakfast tea
  • 12 Fresh figs, chopped
  • 24 oz Sugar

PREPARATION:
Combine all the ingredients in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir until the sugar dissolves, remove from the heat and let stand until completely cool. Strain.


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