Drink of the Week: Punch a la Taylor
Punch a la Taylor – A fancy gentleman’s drink!
8 oz. fresh clementine juice, plus zest
8 oz. fresh lemon juice, plus zest
8 oz turbinado sugar
750 ml strong Assam tea
1 (750 ml) bottle whiskey, preferably Redbreast 12-year-old Irish whiskey
2 oz. Suze (gentian liqueur)
1 oz. tamarind nectar
Freshly grated nutmeg, for serving
Clementine peel, for garnish
1. In a large punch bowl, toss the clementine zest and lemon zest with the turbinado sugar and muddle well. Let sit for one hour.
2. Add clementine juice, lemon juice, tea, whiskey, liqueur, and nectar; stir until sugar has dissolved. Strain, chill, and serve with a dash of grated nutmeg. Garnish with clementine peel, if you like.
This drink sounds fun, but you would definitely have to take your time to make sure it’s right. This one is probably a project for weekends. For more on this drink click here.
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