milk punch

noun

Definition of milk punch 

: a mixed drink of alcoholic liquor, milk, and sugar

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Top-tier Indy bartender Simon poured impressive cocktails, including clear milk punches. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "The Vanguard restaurant closes in Broad Ripple," 26 June 2018 Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille is serving its dinner menu all day, as well as special cocktails like brandy milk punch and bloody marys ($4.95). Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "Steak, brunch, whiskey and more Father's Day specials at Chicago area restaurants," 11 June 2018 The book goes on to cover cocktails that have Southern roots like Ramos gin fizz and milk punch. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "A Favorite in a Full Field of Drinks for Derby Day," 16 Apr. 2018 To continue reading this story, TRY IT NOW Grits carbonara, Parmesan biscuits and a boozy bourbon milk punch join the party for brunch. San Antonio Express-News, "Barbaro," 8 Mar. 2018 Due to state law, Kevin Hopper cannot serve this version of milk punch at Capitol Bar on State Street. Kevin Hopper, idahostatesman, "This drink is illegal in bars, but not in your home," 30 Jan. 2018 Revelers greeted a sunny Mardi Gras, Feb. 13, with costumes, barbecues, milk punches, bloody Marys, Popeye's fried chicken and everything else that made this unique New Orleans day their own. Sue Strachan, NOLA.com, "Rex, Comus continue 100-plus year tradition at their Carnival balls," 14 Feb. 2018 This is particularly true at New Orleans brunch tables, where the following milk punch recipe has become a staple in the Crescent City. Kevin Hopper, idahostatesman, "Once a party staple, 17th century-style punch makes a return," 18 Jan. 2018 Caveat emptor: the lactose-heavy milk punch can quickly become a gut punch around, oh, drink four or so. Aaron Goldfarb, Esquire, "The (Definitive) #List of the 20 Greatest Day Drinks," 15 May 2015

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1702, in the meaning defined above

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