One of the oldest punch recipes in existence, the Rum Punch—a.k.a. the Bajan (short for Barbadian) Rum Punch—comes with a quaint mnemonic device to help you remember the simple formula: “One of sour, two of sweet, three of strong and four of weak. A dash of bitters and a sprinkle of spice, served well chilled with plenty of ice.” Commit that verse to memory and you’ll always be prepared to mix up one of history’s great cocktails.
Mix it Up
To make a pitcherful of Rum Punch, simply convert all of the measurements into cups. So, 1 oz of simple syrup turns into 1 cup of simple syrup and so on.
This classic blended Daiquiri is so refreshingly delicious and banana-riffic that one sip will make you go bananas (B-A-N-A-N-A-S). Made with fresh bananas, instead of an artificial banana-flavoured liqueur, and both light and dark rums, it has a rich depth, loads of creamy banana flavor and a wallop of boozy rum goodness. Ripe for balmy summer day...