The Planter's Punch was very much the punch of the caribbean plantations in the 18 & 19th Centuries. The recipe here is a more modern take on the original punch, incorporating two types of Rum, Triple Sec & Fruit Juices.

  • Our Rating: 5
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Character: Refreshing Sweet
  • Occasions: In The Caribbean
  • Preparation Time: 5 min
Modern Planter's Punch

Modern Planter's Punch Ingredients

Dark Rum1shot
White Rum1shot
Triple Sec0.33shots
Pineapple Juice2shot
Orange Juice2shot
Lime Juice1

Garnish with slice of Orange, Maraschino Cherry & sprig of Mint.

How to Make a Modern Planter's Punch

  1. Build all the ingredients except the dark Rum into an ice-filled shaker & shake vigorously.
  2. Strain into a hurricane glass filled with ice, & carefully float the dark rum on top of the drink by pouring it over the back of a spoon.
  3. Garnish with the sprig of Mint, Maraschino Cherry & slice of Orange placed on the rim of the glass.

Fun Facts About the Modern Planter's Punch

  • The Old Plantation formula given by the Myer's Company (maker of the original planter's punch rum) was 1 sour (lemon or lime), 2 sweet (sugar), 3 strong (rum) & 4 weak (ice & water).
  • The American Plantation formula given by the Myer's Company was 1 sweet (sugar), 2 sour (lemon or lime), 3 weak (ice & water) & 4 strong (rum).

Items You Need to Make a Modern Planter's Punch

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Old Fashioned Glass

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Hurricane Glass

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Stainless Steel Straws

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