Planter's Punch is the best cocktail for this Cocktail Friday! Grab your bar tools and lets make it!
Updated: Jun 19, 2020
We made it to another Friday! That's right everyone if you are receiving this email it's Friday! It’s a little chilly in Florida, so we are going to warm up with Planter’s Punch!! This is a fun cocktail with a little fun history behind it, so lets get to making and shaking this cocktail!
1 3/4 oz rum
2 tsp. Sugar
2 oz Orange juice
Myers dark rum
Pour into you shaker all the ingredients EXCEPT Myers dark rum.
Fill with ice and shake
Pour into desired cocktail glass. . . I like to use Hurricane Glasses - buy me
Top with a splash of Myers dark rum
You have now made Planters Punch, congrats Barfly ;P
Garnish with whatever you have around the house, mint or basil, orange with a cherry.
In 1879, Fred L. Myers founded the Myers Rum Distillery in Jamaica and celebrated by making what he called,"Planters Punch"! This concoction became the house special at Kelly's Bar in Sugar Wharf. Jamaica, and its popularity spread soon after.
- info found in Bartending for Dummies 3rd Edition, Roy Foley
Tools that you are going to need, sold by your favorite bar site.
Additional items you may need, sold by Amazon
Hurricane Glasses - Set of 4 - These are a must for a home bar and you will find yourself putting tons of fun loving cocktail in them to give to your guests, they're just so much fun!
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