Planter's Punch

from The Craft of the Cocktail

  • 1 ounce Dark Rum
  • 1 ounce Light Rum
  • .5 ounce CuraƧao
  • 2 ounces Orange Juice
  • 2 ounces Pineapple Juice
  • .5 ounce Simple Syrup
  • .25 ounce Lime Juice
  • dash Grenadine
  • dash Angostura Bitters
  • 2 ounces Soda Water (Optional)
  • slice of Orange (Garnish)
  • Cherry (Garnish)

Shake all the ingredients except the soda with ice, strain into a collins glass three-quarters filled with ice, and top with soda, if using. Garnish with the orange slice and cherry.

Planter's Punch is a wonderful opportunity to make your own creative concoction because there are hundreds of recipes. Here's mine, from my days at the Rainbow Plantation.