Mississippi Punch

Punches where very popular and served at parties and drinking establishments in the 1850’s. Normally, a large punch bowl with various spirits, sugar and fruit juices with a large piece of ice was the order of the day however this is single serving but When it comes to Mississippi Punch, master Barman Jerry Thomas said in the nineteenth century, ” Wherever it’s from, it testifies to the capacity and taste of our forbears.” In other words we can’t be sure where in South this punch originates but nevertheless, this one happen to still be a winner.mississipii-punch-recipe


John Apodaca
Mississippi Punch

2 oz of Brandy
1 oz of Jamaican Rum
1 oz of Whiskey Bourbon
1 Tbsp of powdered sugar
Juice of half a large lemon

Squeeze the lemon juice into a mixing glass, add sugar, and stir to dissolve it. Add the spirits and iced and shake well and serve in a Collins glass with ice.