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Majority Holder’s Punch.

The name of this punch comes from Sid Sackson’s classic game Acquire. In the game, when two hotel chains are merged by placement of a connecting tile, the majority share holder of the liquidated hotel receives a bonus based on … Continue reading

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A punch for an Oscars party: Boston Club Punch

This is the punch for my Oscars party this year, derived from David Wondrich’s wonderful book Punch: The Delights (and Dangers) of the Flowing Bowl Hardcover. As he notes, it is “fearsomely complex” to make. But wonderful. The recipe below … Continue reading

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Scorpion Bowl punch.

At our annual Oscars party this year … I was nowhere to be found. A snowstorm in Colorado grounded my flight. But the party went on without me, including the punch I’d planned on serving. It’s an adaptation of Steven … Continue reading

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So Long Hudson punch.

Last night we hosted our annual Oscars party, a wistful occasion because it’ll be the last one in our current apartment. We moved here in 2002. When our lease is up in May, we’re decamping to new digs. So for … Continue reading

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Colonel Beach’s Plantation Punch

Adapted from the original Don the Beachcomber recipe as published by Jeff Berry. COLONEL BEACH’S PLANTATION PUNCH 18 oz. fresh lime juice 36 oz. unsweetened pineapple juice 3 bottles of Reed’s Spicy Ginger beer (36 oz.) 32 oz. Meyers’s Jamaican … Continue reading

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What punch should you serve at your party?

Fish House Punch of course. Although, be sure there’s plenty of food on hand to go along. And use small glasses. This stuff is potent.

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West Indies Yellow Bird Punch

This is what I served at the party last night. It has a mild, fruity flavor and isn’t overly sweet either (which makes it more refreshing than a heavier punch). It was all gone within a few hours! WEST INDIES … Continue reading

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