Cocktails began with Punch. It’s where all other alcoholic mixed drinks come from. While the history of the drink and its origins are a bit hazy, we can all agree that good punch is worth celebrating. In the Spanish capital, Punch Room at The Madrid EDITION salutes the cocktail style and its history with its entire menu, but the Ponche del Socialista is the true star of the show.
Inspired by tropical and Caribbean flavors, the Ponche del Socialista from Punch Room at The Madrid EDITION represents the sharing concept behind the drink style and combines the roots of the punch history in one drink. Learn more about the recipe below:
Punch Room at The Madrid EDITION
Ponche del Socialista
Type of cocktail:
Punch cocktail, citric, flowery, and refreshing
Inspired by tropical and Caribbean flavors
What make it unique:
The perfect balance between the ingredients and the flavor of bergamot and rooibos tea
Why does it represent the bar?:
Because it represents in a perfect way the sharing concept and combines the roots of the punch history in one drink.
Ingredients and measurements:
- Diplomatico Res. Exclus. 20 ml
- Pimm’s 20 ml
- Mancino chinato 20 ml
- Cardamaro 20 ml
- Bergamot puree 10 ml
- Pomegranate juice 20 ml
- Lemon sherbet 20 ml
- Roiboos tea 60 ml
Pour all the ingredients in a shaker and throw it 3 times
Pineapple leaf origami, mini pensy flower
How to make syrups/infusions/bitters/etc.
- White sugar 900 gr
- Lemon wheels 500 gr
- Ginger slices 225 gr
- Lemon juice 1 Lt
Peel and thinly slice the ginger, toss the lemon and ginger with the sugar and rest until the sugar is saturated, if is in a vacuum bag is better, then stir the lemon juice until the sugar is dissolved, so strain with chinois.