Last Night in Paris from Slightly Oliver

[Photograph: Alice Gao]

If you prefer your cocktails more bitter than sweet, this punch from Slightly Oliver is for you. It's spiked with rum and absinthe.

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Last Night in Paris from Slightly Oliver

About This Recipe

Yield:serves 40


  • 2 bunches fresh mint, leaves removed from stems
  • 25 ounces white rum
  • 25 ounces spiced rum
  • 6 ounces absinthe
  • 10 ounces freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice
  • 10 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 ounce whiskey barrel-aged bitters (such as Fee Bros.)
  • 8 1/2 ounces simple syrup
  • Garnish: grapefruit, lemon, lime slices and more fresh mint


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    Muddle mint lightly in a punch bowl. Add both rums, absinthe, grapefruit juice, lime juice, bitters, and simple syrup. Stir and garnish with sliced grapefruit, lemon, and lime, and additional fresh mint.


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