Sea Captain's Punch

Sea Captain's Punch


  • Makes 16 5 oz servings
  • 1 qt strong black tea (either 4 tea bags or 4 teaspoons of loose tea)
  • 10 lemons
  • 1 fifth (26.5 oz) dark rum
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1/4 cup peach brandy
  • 2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice


Combine 1 quart cold water and black tea in a large container. Let brew in refrigerator about 1 hour. Meanwhile, remove rind from the lemons. Cut the rind into thin strips. Add the rind and juice of the lemons to the brewed tea. Cover and store overnight at room temperature.

Just before serving, pour tea mixture, rum, pineapple juice and both brandies over a block of ice in a punch bowl.