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Gothic Grog with Black Ice

  • servings: 10

Ingredients

  • 6 cups black currant nectar
  • 8 fresh sage leaves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 cup cassis
  • 2 cups sparkling apple cider
  • 2/3 cup vodka
  • 1 cup club soda

Directions

  1. Step 1

    To make black ice: Pour 2 cups black currant nectar into an ice cube tray. Transfer to freezer; freeze until solid, at least 3 hours.

  2. Step 2

    To make punch: In a medium saucepan, combine 4 cups black currant nectar, sage leaves, and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a simmer over medium heat; simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Remove sage leaves and cinnamon sticks.

  3. Step 3

    In a large punchbowl, combine nectar, cassis, cider, vodka, and club soda. Serve with black ice.

Source
Everyday Food, October 2006

Reviews (1)

  • 14 Mar, 2009

    Maybe you could use Ribena for the Black Currant nectar? It does have sugar in it, but that shouldn't be a bad thing.