We prefer a more botanical-tasting gin like Bristow in this punch.

Recipe by Southern Living December 2014

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Alison Miksch; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
5 hrs 5 mins
Yield:
Makes 3 1/2 qt.
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together sugar and 2 cups water in a microwave-safe bowl; microwave at HIGH 5 minutes. Stir to dissolve sugar. Add mint and vanilla bean; cool completely. Discard mint and vanilla bean.

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  • Stir together gin, lemon juice, 2 cups water, and 2 1/2 cups mint-vanilla syrup. Cover and chill 4 hours. Combine gin mixture and sparkling wine in a large punch bowl.

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