Tropical Honey Punch

This drink reminds you of gentle breezes and summer relaxation……


8 ounces London dry gin 4 ounces aged rum, preferably Jamaican

4 ounces Velvet Falernum (clove-spiced liqueur)

6 ounces fresh lemon juice

1/2 cup honey syrup (1/3 cup honey mixed with 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons warm water)

8 dashes of Angostura bitters

1 big block of ice, plus 8 large ice cubes for serving

8 ounces chilled sparkling water

8 lemon wheels,

8 pineapple spears and cinnamon, for garnish

In a punch bowl, combine all of the ingredients except the ice, sparkling water and garnishes. Refrigerate the punch until chilled, about 2 hours. Stir the punch well, then add the big block of ice and the sparkling water. Ladle each drink into a chilled rocks glass over 1 large ice cube. Garnish each drink with 1 lemon wheel, 1 pineapple spear and a pinch of cinnamon.

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