Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Rum Cocktails

Planter's Punch

planter's punch cocktail
Image: / Tim Nusog

Planter's Punch is a simple mixture of rum, citrus, sugar and spice. This classic drink has been gracing cocktail books and bar menus for well over a century.


  • 3 ounces dark rum
  • 3/4 once lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 barspoon grenadine
  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 splash soda water
  • Garnish: mint sprig


  1. Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice, and shake vigorously.

  2. Strain into a Collins glass over crushed ice.

  3. Top with a splash of soda water.

  4. Garnish with a mint sprig.