Planter’s Punch

Planter's punch
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Planter’s Punch is an IBA Official Tiki cocktail made with rum, lime juice, and a variety of other ingredients. It has been around for centuries and is believed to have been created in Jamaica in the late 19th century, by a man named Fred L. Myers. The drink is typically served over crushed ice and garnished with fresh fruit or mint leaves. Its sweet-tart flavor makes it a popular choice for summertime gatherings or any occasion that calls for something special. This cocktail can be enjoyed as an aperitif, or as an accompaniment to grilled meats or seafood dishes. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a refreshing drink on your own or serve it to guests at your next gathering, the Planter’s Punch cocktail is sure to be a hit!

Planter’s Punch Recipe

  1. 60 ml dark rum

  2. 30 ml pineapple juice

  3. 30 ml Orange Juice

  4. 30 ml fresh lime juice

  5. 10 ml grenadine

  6. 2 dashes of Angostura bitters

  7. 20 ml simple syrup

  8. A splash of club soda

  9. Ice

  10. Garnish: mint sprig and pineapple wedge.

planter's punch cocktail

How to Make the Planter’s Punch Cocktail

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the dark rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, fresh lime juice, grenadine, simple syrup, and Angostura bitters.

  2. Shake for 10 seconds, until cold.

  3. Strain the mix into a highball glass filled with crushed ice.

  4. Top with a splash of club soda.

  5. Garnish with a mint sprig and pineapple wedge.