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A Punch on Rum Punch Day

Today is another one of those liquor-related holidays that we love so much. It’s National Rum Punch Day so break out the booze and fruit juices and let the celebration begin.

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The Peg Leg Punch
Created by Kenneth McCoy – Rum House, Ward III

1 bottle of Brugal Extra Dry Rum
2 oz. Highland Park 12 Year Old Scotch Whisky
2 oz. Gran Classico Bitters
8 oz. Cocchi Americano
2 oz. Agave syrup
6 oz. Fresh squeezed orange juice
6 oz. Fresh squeezed lemon juice
6 to 8 slices of orange rind
6 to 8 slices of lemon rind

Pour all ingredients into large pitcher and add ice, chill for at least an hour, sweeten to taste, top off with champagne serve with an orange and lemon rind in chilled rocks glass with 1 large cube of ice. Serves 15 to 20.

Brugal Extra Dry Rum (SRP $19.99), is a cask-aged white rum that best expresses the dry nature of Brugal’s distillate, which sets Brugal apart from most other rums’ characteristic sweetness.