Royal Balmoral Punch

Royal Balmoral Punch Cocktail

Base Spirit: Scotch

Type: Punches

Served: On the Rocks

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Medium

Flavor Profile: Sour, Sweet

About the Royal Balmoral Punch Cocktail

Named for the Royal Family’s Scottish summer home, this drink combines fine single malt and good English tea.

Ingredients in the Royal Balmoral Punch Cocktail

Garnish: Lemon wheel and thistle

Glass: Teacup

How to make the Royal Balmoral Punch Cocktail

Add the Scotch, syrup and apple juice to a teacup and add a large ice cube. Top with equal amounts of lemonade and Champagne. Garnish with a lemon wheel and thistle. (This recipe can multiplied to serve a crowd: Mix in a punch bowl with a large block of ice.)

*Tea Syrup


  • 1 cup Strong brewed English breakfast tea, hot
  • 1 cup Sugar

Stir together both ingredients until the sugar dissolves. Store in the refrigerator.

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  1. Why Glenfiddich 21?

  2. Seth Schreiner says


    Our talented contributor Charlotte Voisey thought that the whisky worked best in this recipe.


  3. Surely the whisky should be Royal Lochnagar as it’s on the Balmoral estate?

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