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Bourbon Punch

Bourbon Punch

Bourbon Punch. Made with sweet tea, citrus and apple cider it is perfect for summer or winter.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Bourbon Punch, Holiday Punch
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 16
Author Stephanie Jackson


  • 2 quarts apple cider
  • 1/2 cup water *optional.
  • 2 quarts Orange Spiced Sweet Tea recipe follows
  • 750 ml Bourbon
  • Garnishes: orange slices cranberries, rosemary sprigs

Orange Spiced Sweet Tea

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 family sized black tea bags.
  • 1 orange peel
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 whole clove
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 cups ice


Orange Spiced Sweet Tea Instructions:

  1. In a pot place water, tea bags, orange peel, cinnamon stick, and clove; bring to a boil. Once it starts to boil remove from heat and let brew for 3-4 minutes.

  2. Remove tea bags, peel, cinnamon stick, and clove. Pour the tea into a large pitcher.

  3. Add the sugar and ice and stir until ice melts completely.

  4. Refrigerate until you are ready to make the Bourbon Holiday Punch.

Holiday Bourbon Punch Instructions:

  1. In a large punch bowl mix together the apple cider, *water, bourbon, and Orange Spiced Sweet Tea.

  2. Add 3 cups ice, 4-5 orange slices and 1/2 cup cranberries to the punch.
  3. Place garnishes on a serving plate.
  4. Have glasses and ice available for guests to serve themselves.

Recipe Notes

*Add 1/2 cup water to thin the consistency of the cocktail.