A Rum Punch Recipe From Barbados

Rum Punch

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The Caribbean island of Barbados is considered the birthplace of rum with its first rum distillation by Mount Gay dating back to 1703. Since that time, it has perfected this fine spirit, mainly due to the quality of Bajan water drawn upwards from its coral caverns.  To experience this Caribbean cocktail, you don’t have to wait until your next visit to Barbados. Be transported to paradise one sip at a time with this classic Rum Punch recipe from TotallyBarbados.com. Cheers!


Rum Punch

  • One measure lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • Two measures sugar syrup (Combine 2 measures of sugar with a little water in saucepan; cook until sugar has dissolved.)
  • Three measures dark Caribbean rum, the older, the better
  • Four measures of water
  • Dash of Angostura Bitters and freshly grated nutmeg

Combine juice and sugar syrup. Stir in rum and water. Serve with plenty of ice, a dash of bitters and a grating of nutmeg.