milk punch


Definition of milk punch

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

Examples of milk punch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web La Lina This cocktail is a spin on the classic milk punch, and looks festive topped with star anise and a sprinkle of nutmeg. NBC News, "3 warming winter cocktails to sip this week," 17 Dec. 2019 Drink and food specials like the cookie platter paired with a milk punch will be on offer. Lost Lake and Golden Teardrops for some stylish holiday digs. Joseph Hernandez, Condé Nast Traveler, "Christmas in Chicago: 23 Festive Things to Do This Season," 5 Dec. 2019 In New England the Christmas punch bowls came out at the annual boozy Tom & Jerry party featuring warm milk punch laced with dark rum or brandy. Jura Koncius, Washington Post, "5 old-school table accessories get hip for the holidays," 13 Nov. 2019 However, making milk punch from scratch requires patience andpractice. Fortune, "This Michelin-Starred Restaurateur Traded Fine Dining for Ben Franklin’s Favorite Milk Cocktail," 13 July 2019 Meticulously crafted sips include a chocolate negroni, a brandy milk punch with cayenne tincture, and a pisco-forward drink utilizing rhubarb shrub and spice-pickled berries. Antonio Basada, Condé Nast Traveler, "28 Best Bars in Chicago," 1 Mar. 2018 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,, "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

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First Known Use of milk punch

1702, in the meaning defined above

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27 Dec 2019

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“Milk punch.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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