Monday, August 19, 2013

Tiki Drink Recipes: The Planters Punch recipe, a tropical cocktail classic.


Tiki Cocktails: Learn how to make a great drink recipe for the  famous PLANTERS PUNCH.


A classic tiki drink, perfect for a summer luau or tiki party. We make it a lot during tsummer get togethers at our backyard tiki bar. Here a few version of the Planters Punch cocktail drink that we make at our tiki parties. The Planters punch is a popular concoction at tiki bars and tiki lounges across the world.
OVERVIEW
The Planter punch cocktail is one of those classic vintage cocktail drinks from the golden age of tiki culture. 

ORIGINS:
Again, a bit of mystery surrounds this drink, as with all classic tiki cocktails. It's origins go back about 100 years to 1908 when it appears in NYT magazine article. The Planters Punch my refer to the Planter's Hotel in St. Louis, but that still remains uncertain.
RECIPES
PLANTERS PUNCH RECIPE (1940's)

• 2 oz. Dark Rum (Bacardi, Captian Morgan, Myers Rum)

• 1/2 oz. Lime Juice (fresh)

• 2 oz. Pineapple Juice

• 2 oz. Orange Juice

• 1/4 oz. Grenadine

• Cherry and a Orange Slice as a garnish

• OPTIONAL: Club Soda

MIXING INSTRUCTIONS:
Mix juices, ice and Rum in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well, and strain into an ice filled Tom Collins or highball glass.



PLANTERS PUNCH RECIPE (1930's)

• 1/4 oz. Lemon Juice

• 1/2 oz. Orange Juice

• 1/2 oz. Jamaican Rum


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Tiki Article Summary: Tiki cocktail drink recipes presents who to make the planters punch. Two planters punch recipes are included in this tiki drink article. A classic dark rum cocktail.