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red nose punch

Red Nose Punch (recipe serves 8-10)

3 1/2 cups cranberry juice
2 cups fresh cranberries
1 cup bourbon
4 oz. fresh lime juice, plus 3 sliced limes
3 oz. cinnamon-infused simple syrup
4 12 oz. bottles lager beer
4 cups of hot water*


Put the fresh cranberries in a bundt pan, pour the water over the berries and freeze.
Mix the cranberry juice, lime juice, bourbon, and syrup in a large punch bowl.
Take the frozen cranberries out the pan and put it in the punch (it should float).
Pour the beer and sliced limes on top.

Photo Credit: Helen Rosner

*The hot water will freeze clear