Mother's Ruin Punch

Gin, Champagne, Sweet vermouth, Grapefruit, Grapefruit juice, Soda water, Lemon juice, Sugar cube
8cubeSugar cube
2ozSoda water
2ozLemon juice
2ozSweet vermouth (cinnamon-orange tea infused)
4ozGrapefruit juice
4ozGin, Plymouth
6 Grapefruit (wheels, as garnish)
Muddle sugar and soda, add remaining ingredients except Champagne, serve in punch bowl with large block of ice. Top with Champagne and garnish.
Cocktail summary
Created byPhil Ward, Death and Co.
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
ReferenceDeath & Co. book, pg. 237
Posted byowain_thomas on 06/12/2011


The recipes I've seen floating around specify that the vermouth should be infused with orange-cinnamon tea, and half the champagne indicated.

Dan's picture

Updated the yield to 12 (small) drinks. This makes the units come out fairly even for making 1 or a few drinks.

Zachary Pearson's picture

I got the Death & Co book today, and updated the recipe to the specs in it. With 17 oz. of liquid (and assuming a little dilution), I feel comfortable calling this 6 drinks.



From other users

A keeper. Triple the recipe at least if you intend to fill a sizable punch bowl. (4 stars)

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