Articles Tagged: punch

Drinking Well in a Down Economy

It is Mixology Monday time again, and our host Rowley’s Whiskey Forge has tasked us with the all so appropriate theme of hard drinks for hard times. Rather than come up with a few wallet stretching cocktails, I thought I’d share a few tips on stretching your drinking dollar. A recession doesn’t mean you can’t drink well, it just means you need to drink smarter.

Stay home and invite friends

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Inaugural Orange Punch

This punch recipe is inspired by the Orange Punch served at Andrew Jackson’s inauguration in 1829, according to Eric Felten of the Wall Street Journal.

It was quite a rowdy crowd, and servers brought out buckets of the punch to lure the revelers out of the White House and on to the lawn.

Serve this to your own Inauguration Day party crowd on Jan. 20.

Inaugural Orange Punch

3 parts fresh orange juice
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Yuletide Punch

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Created by Bartender Hall of Fame Inductee Francesco LaFranconi, this holiday punch is a unique combination of Polish Vodka, green tea, and apple juice. This is not your dad’s holiday punch. Courtesy of Sobieski Vodka.… Read more

Naughty Holiday Punches

Get a little naughty with these Holiday punches from the folks at X-Rated Fusion liqueur.

X-Rated Holiday Punch

Ingredients:
1 750 ml bottle (25 oz) X-Rated Fusion liqueur
2 bottles pink champagne, chilled
2 six-ounce cans cranberry juice concentrate
2 six-ounce cans pink lemonade concentrate
1 qt club soda, chilled
Ice cubes

Instructions:
In large punch bowl, combine cranberry juice concentrate, lemonade concentrate, X-Rated Fusion liqueur, club soda and champagne. Add ice cubes. Serve immediately. … Read more

Spiced Tea Holiday Punch

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The holidays are time for gatherings and warmth … and a little booze. This spiced punch can be served hot or cold. It’s a tasty way to welcome guests and stay warm.… Read more

Host in Style With the Apothecary Beverage Dispenser

Punches and sangria are a great way to serve a party full of holiday guests. This fantastic Apothecary Beverage Dispenser is a stylish way to serve the thirsty masses.

Not only does it take up less space than a traditional punch bowl, but it keeps the punch safe inside a closed container. Attractive and practical!

And, you know, it would make a pretty good gift. As of posting date, it’s on sale for $40.

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Bloody Black Currant Punch

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Blood Red Sangria

Sangria gets its name from the Spanish word for “bloody.” This recipe uses dark fruits and cognac, lending a darker color and autumnal twist to a classic punch. Photo by the Sacramento Bee.

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Italian Halloween Punch

This Halloween punch uses maraschino liqueur and limoncello, giving it a sophisticated flavor that sets it apart from typical Halloween party fare.… Read more

Dragon’s Blood Punch

What party is complete with out a punch? This one promises to keep the mob under control and keeps you from having to serve them!… Read more

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