Honey Rum Punch

Few things warm the soul quite like a nice cup of tea with honey – except that very same drink with a few ounces of rum added. This beautiful cocktail is simple in its components but complex in its refreshing flavor.

This recipe is courtesy of The Stinger Cocktail Bar & Kitchen.

4 Servings


4 ounces rum, preferably Pyrat

4 ounces hot black tea

1 ounce fresh lime juice

1 ounce demerara sugar

1 bar spoon of millefiori honey

2 dashes of Peychaud's bitters

Freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish

Orange and lemon citrus wheels, for garnish


Combine hot tea and sugar and stir until the sugar has dissolved.

Refrigerate to chill.

Once chilled, combine with remaining ingredients in a punch bowl over tall blocks of ice.

Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg, orange, and lemon citrus wheels

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