Brighten Your Hump Day With These National Punch Day Recipes
Nolet's Silver Salty Dog. (Courtesy Photo)
Round up your friends for an impromptu Hump Day gathering because it's time to celebrate National Punch Day (Wednesday, September 20).
Nolet's Silver Salty Dog:
• 1 bottle Nolet's Silver Dry Gin
• 3 pints fresh Grapefruit Juice (Juice from about 6 grapefruits)
• Splash of Tonic Water
• Fresh Herbs (basil, mint, rosemary, arugula or cucumber)
• Salt, for garnish
• Cucumber slices, for garnish
Cruzan® LocoCoco. (Courtesy Photo)
Pour all ingredients in punch bowl or pitcher and stir with ice. Serve in punch glass rimmed with salt over ice and top with tonic water. Garnish with cucumber slices.
Cruzan® LocoCoco: (Cocktail by Atlanta based mixologist, Tiffanie Barriere)
Serves 4 to 6
• 8 parts Cruzan® Tropical Fruit Rum
• 8 parts Coconut Water
• 2 parts Pineapple Juice
• Fresh Pineapple, for garnish
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail bucket or punch bowl and stir for 30 seconds with a swizzle stick. Fill bucket with fresh ice, stir once more and garnish with fresh pineapple, four straws, and enjoy.
• 3 parts Pinnacle® Vodka
• 1 part JDK & Sons
™ Rogue Liqueur
• 1 part Pineapple Juice
• Grilled Pineapple Wedge, for garnish
• Cherry, for garnish
• Apple Slice, for garnish
Shake with ice and pour into glass. Garnish with Grilled pineapple wedge, cherry and apple slice.
Pineapple Punch. (Courtesy Photo)
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com