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How to Make Planter's Punch

It’s the cocktail that packs the perfect punch.


  • Step 1: Pour the rum Pour three ounces of dark rum into a Collins glass with a handful of ice.
  • TIP: For a cocktail that looks (and tastes) lighter and less sweet, substitute light rum for dark.
  • Step 2: Add the juices Add an ounce of lime juice, pineapple juice, and orange juice.
  • Step 3: Stir thoroughly Stir until the glass is frosted.
  • Step 4: Top with grenadine Top with a splash of grenadine.
  • Step 5: Garnish with a cherry Garnish with a maraschino cherry. And there you have it -- the perfect punch.
  • FACT: A St. Louis hotel called the Planter’s House is said to have invented Planter’s punch, as well as the Tom Collins.

You Will Need

  • 3.0 oz dark rum
  • 1.0 oz lime juice
  • 1.0 oz pineapple juice
  • 1.0 oz orange juice
  • 1 dash of grenadine
  • Ice
  • A Collins glass
  • One maraschino cherry
  • 3.0 oz light rum (optional)

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