Bombay Presidency Punch
Ingredient: sugarWhat it is: Additive
Ingredient: limeWhat it is: Fruit
A number of different fruits (generally citruses), both species and hybrids, which have their origin in the Himalayan region of India, and which are typically round, green to yellow in color, 3–6 cm in diameter, generally containing sour and acidic pulp.
Ingredient: Batavia arrackAlso Known As: Arrack What it is: Rum
A rum distilled mainly in South Asia and South East Asia from fermented fruit, grain, sugarcane, or the sap of coconut palms. The best came from Indonesia (Jakarta was called Batavia during the Dutch colonial times). Arrack typically has golden amber color, which distinguishes it from the colorless and transparent Middle Eastern arak.
Ingredient: waterWhat it is: Additive
Ingredient: nutmegWhat it is: Spice
Break up sugar and put it into a three-quart Punch bowl. Add 8 ounces lime juice and muddle until sugar has dissolved. Add 1 quart arrack and stir. Add 5 cups water and grate nutmeg over the top.