Martha Washington Punch

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Martha Washington Punch - Rum Cocktail

About The Martha Washington Punch Cocktail

Try the first First Lady’s famous rum-and-citrus drink.

Ingredients in the The Martha Washington Punch Cocktail

9 oz
Fresh lemon juice
9 oz
Fresh orange juice
9 oz
Spiced Simple Syrup%
6 oz
Club soda

How to make The Martha Washington Punch Cocktail

Add all the ingredients except the club soda to a pitcher or other container and stir to combine

Refrigerate until cold

Place a large ice block into a punch bowl (or fill halfway with large ice cubes)

Add the prepared mixture and the club soda, and stir

Garnish with lemon and orange half-wheels and grated nutmeg

Other Information

*Spiced Simple Syrup INGREDIENTS:

  • 1.5 cups Water
  • 1.5 cups Sugar
  • 2 Star anise pods
  • 1 to 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • 4 to 5 Whole cloves

PREPARATION: Add all the ingredients to a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring until the sugar fully dissolves. Remove from heat and let stand until cool. Strain, and refrigerate until needed.

Cocktail Profile

Base Spirit:
Cocktail Type:
Appleton Estate, Flor de Caña, Grand Marnier

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