Spanish Lovers’ Punch

  • Serves

    makes 8-10 cocktails

  • Cook

    15 minutes


By Leslie Pariseau

Published on November 23, 2016

This is nothing more than a sherr-ified large-format Margarita. Unexpected but natural lovers—oloroso sherry and tequila—are married together with lime, sugar, and a splash of Averna for a rich, autumn sour spiced up with nutmeg.


  • 34 cup fresh lime juice
  • 34 cup simple syrup
  • 14 cup Averna
  • 12 cup oloroso sherry
  • 1 12 cups blanco tequila
  • Candied or sugar-dusted lime wedges, for garnish
  • Grated nutmeg, for garnish


Step 1

Combine lime juice, simple syrup, Averna, sherry, and tequila in a large punch bowl. Add large cubes of ice or a few generous scoops of ice, then garnish with lime wedges and grated nutmeg.

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