Beer and bourbon make for fast friends in this tart and tangy festive punch, delicately spiced with cinnamon-infused simple syrup.
Yield: makes ABOUT 3 QUARTS
- 28 oz. cranberry juice
- 2 cups fresh cranberries
- 8 oz. bourbon
- 4 oz. fresh lime juice
- 3 oz. cinnamon-infused simple syrup
- 4 (12-oz.) bottles lager beer
- 3 limes, sliced
- Place cranberries in a bundt pan and pour over 4 cups hot water; freeze until set (the hot water will freeze clear), about 2 hours.
- Combine juices, bourbon, and syrup in a large punch bowl; stir to combine. Unmold frozen ice ring and float in punch; top with beer and sliced limes.