69th Regiment Punch
Source: The Bartender's Guide: How To Mix Drinks page: 25
1/2 wine-glass Irish whiskey
Ingredient: Irish whiskeyWhat it is: Whiskey
Whiskey made in Ireland. There are several types of whiskey common to Ireland: Single Malt, Single Grain, Pure Pot Still and Blended Whiskey.
1/2 wine-glass Scotch whisky
Ingredient: Scotch whiskyAlso Known As: Scotch What it is: Whiskey
Whisky made in Scotland, divided into four distinct categories: single malt, vatted malt (also called "pure malt"), blended and single grain. Malt whisky must contain no grain other than malted barley and is traditionally distilled in pot stills. Older recipes typically call for strong, smokey single malt Scotch. By the early 1900s blended Scotch was more often used.
1 tea-spoon sugar
Ingredient: sugarWhat it is: Additive
Many 19th century recipes specifically called for white sugar, which is more refined and preferred over browner sugars. But modern white sugar is probably too refined, making raw cane sugar the best, easily available choice.
2 wine-glass waterhot(In earthen mug.)
Ingredient: waterWhat it is: Additive
Ubiquitous chemical substance that is composed of hydrogen and oxygen and is essential for all forms of life -- also a component of all drinks.
This is a capital punch for a cold night.