Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Bimbo Punch

1 quart Cognac

Ingredient: Cognac

What it is:  Brandy

Variety of grape brandy, produced in the wine-growing region surrounding the town of Cognac.

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6 lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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cut in thin slices
1 pound loaf sugar

Ingredient: loaf sugar

Also Known As:  sugarloaf What it is:  Additive
Traditional form in which refined sugar was produced and sold until the late 19th century when granulated and cube sugars were introduced. A tall cone with a rounded top, it was the end product of a process that saw the dark molasses-rich raw sugar, which had been imported from sugar cane growing regions such as the Caribbean and Brazil, refined into white sugar. Raw cane sugar the best, easily available substitute.

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1 quart water

Ingredient: water

What 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.

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boiling

Bimbo is made nearly in the same way as the above, except that Cognac brandy is substituted for arrack.

Variant of:  Arrack Punch