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Honey Spiced Punch

By Erick Castro, The Rickhouse, San Fransisco for Leblon Cachaca

Honey Spiced Punch - Erick Castro, The Rickhouse, San Fransisco

Honey Spiced Punch - Erick Castro, The Rickhouse, San Fransisco

Photo Courtesy: © Leblon Cachaca
This punch is ideal for any winter party and is a modern interpretation of a classic rum punch. You will notice that both a wonderful, aged rum by Appleton and Leblon Cachaça are included here and the doubling up doesn't stop there. Erick Castro of The Rickhouse in San Fransisco also split the sweetener between regular simple syrup and a delicious honey syrup . However, the real defining ingredient here is the velvet falernum, which brings together cane syrup, botanicals (almond and clove included), and lime - check out Dale DeGroff's Velvet Falernum.

Prep Time: 4 minutes

Total Time: 4 minutes

Yield: 1 Punchbowl

Ingredients:

Preparation:

  1. Combine the ingredients, except the water, in a punch bowl over ice.
  2. Stir well.
  3. Top with sparkling water.
  4. Garnish with cinnamon, orange wheels, and a sprig of mint.

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