Cold Whiskey Punch

During the nineteenth century punches were all the rage at parties and bars of choice. They’re back in fashion and an excellent choice at several drinking establishments.

One such of these delicious libations is the cold whiskey punch and was called an iced monongahela punch by a journalist of the Brooklyn Eagle informed his readers in the New Orleans in 1852. The ingredients when mixed together sounds so scrumptious, even the most finicky of drinkers may ask for a second drink.

Cold Whiskey PunchCold Whiskey Punch

One teaspoon of powdered white sugar (1 oz. Simple syrup)
Juice of half a lemon or lime
3 oz of Rye Whiskey such as Templeton
Two dashes of Jamaican Rum
One glass of shaved ice

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice, and pour into a stem punch glass with crushed or shaved ice.  Garnish with two slices of lemon or other seasonal fruit and serve with a straw.

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