Just in time for Halloween, we present to you our easiest, freakiest cocktail yet: Pusser’s Bloody Rum Punch
Do you know why Pusser’s Rum is often referred to as “Nelson’s Blood”?
Admiral Nelson lost his life while leading his men to victory in the Battle of Trafalgar. Legend has it that his body was transported back to England inside a cask of Pusser’s Rum in order to preserve his body for burial. But the journey back to England was long, and the sailors needed their rum fix, so they drilled a hole in the cask and drank the rum. When they finally arrived back to England, the cask was empty and the rum was gone; Nelson’s pickled body was all that remained. The sailors had been drinking “Nelson’s Blood,” and to this day, the term is often used to describe Pusser’s.
Pick up (or order) your bottle of Pusser’s Gunpowder Proof, and celebrate the season with this spooky recipe.
Pusser’s Bloody Rum Punch Full Recipe:
2 ounces Pusser’s Gunpowder Proof Rum
2 ounces Pomegranate Juice
2 ounces Cranberry Juice
2 ounces Pineapple Juice
Splash of Grenadine
Fresh Orange wedge
Add ice, rum, and juices to cocktail shaker. Shake well. Pour mixture into tall glass over ice. Garnish with fresh orange.
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