Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Sherry Wine Punch

1/2 wine-glass orchard syrup

Ingredient: orchard syrup

Also Known As:  maple sugar syrup What it is:  Syrup

Unknown and unavailable ingredient, but assumed to have been made from maple syrup. 

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1 dash lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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juice
1 large bar glass ice

Ingredient: ice

What it is:  Additive
The new general availability of ice in the mid 1800s revolutionized bar-tending and drinking. Ice was delivered in blocks that then had to to be broken, crushed, picked and shaved for increasingly popular individual drinks (as opposed to large punches).

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fine shaved
1 1/2 wine-glass sherry wine

Ingredient: sherry wine

What it is:  Sherry
Fortified wine made from white grapes that are grown near the town of Jerez, Spain. In Spanish, it is called vino de Jerez. Typically dry, "fino" sherry when only the generic name is used.

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(Use a large bar glass.)

Stir up well with a spoon; ornament with grapes, oranges, pineapple and berries; top it off with a little Claret wine, and serve with a straw.

This is a very delicious summer drink and is well-known.