bourbon punch

A bold citrus concoction with a refreshing touch of mint.
Prep Time
15 mins
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  • ⅓ cup water
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 15 fresh mint sprigs, divided
  • 4 cups strained fresh pink grapefruit juice
  • 2½ cups bourbon
  • 12 dashes aromatic bitters
  • 1 cup club soda
  • garnishes: grapefruit, lemon, lime, ice
  • Add water and sugar to a small saucepan and stir over low heat until the sugar dissolves.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil and add 5 fresh mint sprigs. Remove the saucepan from the heat and cool the syrup completely.
  • Strain the syrup into a punch bowl. Add the juice, bourbon, and bitters.
  • Mix in the soda and remaining 10 mint sprigs.
  • Add ice to the bowl. Garnish with thin slices of grapefruit, lemon, and lime.
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