CHRISTMAS PUNCH RECIPES

To help take the pressure out of Christmas, we’re letting you in on a little gin secret that’ll have you serving up delicious drinks without needing so much as a cocktail shaker:

Christmas. Gin. Punch. 

A simple yet brilliant way to batch up drinks for up to 12 guests in one go. And all you need is a few simple ingredients starting with Australian Christmas Gin, sparkling wine and soda water, plus whatever festive fruits you can get your hands on! 

If you’re having a break from the drink this festive season or taking one for the team as designated driver, we’ve got something in here for you too.

CHRISTMAS GIN PUNCH

Ginger spice and citrus, is there a better way to toast the festive season?

  • INGREDIENTS

    • 300mL Australian Christmas Gin
    • 900mL sparkling wine
    • 300mL fresh lemon juice
    • 200mL soda water
    • 150mL Aperol
    • 50mL orgeat
    • Orange
    • Lemon
    • Berries
  • METHOD

    • Mix gin, lemon juice, Aperol and orgeat in a bowl over ice
    • Top with sparkling wine and soda
    • Garnish with berries and slices of orange and lemon

CHRISTMAS CUP

Like a Fruit Cup but with the warm hug of Christmas Gin spice.

  • INGREDIENTS

    • 500mL Australian Christmas Gin
    • 750mL dry ginger ale
    • 750mL lemonade
    • Cucumber
    • Lemon
    • Mint
    • Strawberries
  • METHOD

    • Combine Australian Christmas Gin, dry ginger ale and lemonade in your favourite jug or carafe and top with ice
    • Garnish with wedges of lemon, ribbons of cucumber, sprigs of mint and half strawberries

PAV PUNCH

A bright, tropical and festive way to kick off Christmas Day, because sharing is caring.

  • INGREDIENTS

    • 700mL Australian Christmas Gin
    • 750mL Champagne or sparkling wine
    • 700mL soda water
    • 500mL Fino Sherry
    • 300mL fresh lemon juice
    • 300mL sugar syrup [1:1]
    • Passionfruit
    • Orange
    • Lemon
    • Berries
    • Mint
  • METHOD

    • Pour all ingredients, except fizzy stuff, into a punch bowl
    • Leave to refrigerate ahead of time (this step can be done well in advance)
    • Before serving add fizzy stuff, ice and stir
    • Garnish gradually with passionfruit hulls, orange and lemon wheels, fresh berries, mint

COLADA PUNCH

Nothing says celebration like a bowl of punch, especially this delicious take on a Piña Colada.

  • INGREDIENTS

    • 500mL Australian Christmas Gin  
    • 500mL coconut water
    • 250mL sparkling wine
    • 250mL pineapple juice
    • Juice of three limes
    • Pineapple
    • Lime
  • METHOD

    • Mix all the ingredients in a punch bowl over ice
    • Garnish with pineapple and lime

DAY SPA NON-ALC PUNCH

If you’re on the move this Christmas Day and still want to enjoy a refreshing punch cocktail without the booze, our Bandwagon Dry Day Spa recipe is the way to go.

  • INGREDIENTS

    • 700mL Bandwagon Dry
    • 700mL mineral spring water or filtered tap water
    • 250mL elderflower cordial
    • 2 lemons, cut into wheels
    • 1 sleeve of mint
  • METHOD

    • Build ingredients in a carafe over ice and stir together
    • Serve up!

    Serves 6 - 8

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