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Mississippi Bourbon Punch

Make Mississippi Bourbon Punch your signature cocktail at your next get-together. Muscadine wine stars in this spirited concoction of grenadine, bourbon, and a variety of fruit juices and sodas.

Southern Living DECEMBER 2011

  • Yield: Makes about 14 cups
  • Hands-on: 10 Minutes
  • Total: 10 Minutes


  • 2 (750-milliliter) bottles dry muscadine wine, chilled*
  • 1 (12-oz.) bottle grenadine, chilled
  • 1 1/2 cups chilled bourbon
  • 1 cup chilled fresh orange juice
  • 1 cup chilled cranberry juice
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 8 cups ice cubes
  • 1 (12-oz.) can lemon-lime soft drink, chilled
  • 1 cup chilled club soda
  • Garnish: orange slices, red and green muscadine halves (optional)


Pour muscadine wine, grenadine, bourbon, orange juice, cranberry juice, and lime juice into a punch bowl. Stir in ice cubes, lemon-lime soft drink, and club soda. Garnish, if desired.

*Chardonnay may be substituted.

Note: We tested with Morgan Creek Vineyards Cahaba White Alabama muscadine wine and Stirrings grenadine.


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