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Planter’s Punch Cocktail

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Planter’s Punch Cocktail is a classic rum-based drink that packs a punch with its robust flavors and refreshing finish. Made with dark rum, simple syrup, fresh lime juice, a splash of grenadine, and a few dashes of Angostura bitters, this cocktail is topped off with a splash of club soda for a fizzy twist. It’s a perfect balance of sweetness, tanginess, and a hint of bitterness, making it a delightful choice for any occasion.

Tasting Notes

The Planter’s Punch Cocktail offers a complex yet balanced flavor profile. The dark rum provides a rich and smooth base, while the simple syrup and grenadine add a touch of sweetness. Fresh lime juice brings a bright, tangy note that is perfectly complemented by the subtle bitterness of the Angostura bitters. The club soda adds a refreshing fizz, making each sip crisp and invigorating.

Planter's Punch Cocktail

Planter's Punch Cocktail

Experience the Power of Authentic Rum Punch


  • 3 oz dark rum (not black)
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 0.75 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 splash of grenadine
  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • club soda to top
  • mint and lime for garnish


  1. In a shaker add ice, simple syrup, lime juice, grenadine, bitters, and shake very well.
  2. Strain into a cocktail glass over plenty of ice.
  3. Top with club soda, garnish, and serve.


This comes out strong and the recipe is more of a guideline, so you can easily thin this out with more club soda and it will still be the real thing.

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Tips & Tricks

Muddle fresh mint leaves in the shaker for a refreshing herbal note.

Experiment with different bitters, like orange or grapefruit, to alter the flavor profile.

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