The alcoholic fruit drink we know as punch is an Indian invention that was adopted in the 1600s by British sailors, who later introduced it to the Caribbean islands, where it flourished.
- 2 cups strong black tea (hot)
- 1⁄2 cup demerara sugar
- 1⁄2 cup fresh lime juice
- 2 cups aged rum (rhum vieux)
- Fresh nutmeg