Fish Club Punch

Fish Club Punch was popular in the Gay Nineties. It is also a specialty of Philadelphia's famed fishing and social club, the State, in Schuylkill, which was founded in 1732 during the reign of George II by a group of amateur anglers and cooks.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 pint lemon juice
  • 3/4 pound granulated sugar , dissolved in water
  • 1/2 pint cognac
  • 1/4 pint peach brandy
  • 1/4 pint Jamaica rum
  • 2 1/2 pints cold water

Instructions

  1. Mix well in a punch bowl surrounded with cracked ice.