Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Hot Irish Whiskey Punch

1 to 2 lump 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.

(More about loaf sugar)

1 squirt lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

(More about lemon)

juice, dissolve in a little hot water
1 wine-glass Irish whiskey

Ingredient: Irish whiskey

What 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.

(More about Irish whiskey)

(Use a hot water glass.)

Fill the glass with hot water, stir up well, put a slice of lemon into it, grate a little nutmeg on top and serve.