Petit Punch Vieux

rum, punch, cocktails, summer cocktails, rum drinks
Todd Coleman

Benjamin Jones of Clement rum distillery in Martinique shared his recipe for this cool, bracing cocktail, his country's national drink. This recipe first appeared in SAVEUR Issue #140, along with Jeff Berry's story Endless Summer.

Petit Punch Vieux
Benjamin Jones of Clement rum distillery in Martinique shared his recipe for this cool, bracing cocktail, his country's national drink
Yield: makes One Drink

Ingredients

  • 2 lime wedges
  • 2 oz. Martinique rhum agricole vieux, such as Clement V.S.O.P. or La Favorite
  • ½ oz. cane syrup, such as Petite Canne

Instructions

  1. Squeeze juice from wedges into an old-fashioned glass and add one spent wedge to glass; rub rim of glass with second spent wedge and then discard. Add rum, syrup, and ice to fill; stir until chilled.