Recipe adapted from Jim Meehan,
Tasting Table Drinks Editor

Yield: 10 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes, plus 1 hour chilling time
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes, plus 1 hour chilling time


6 ounces brewed sencha tea

6 ounces brewed mint tea

4 ounces demerara sugar

2 cups ice

12½ ounces white rum, such as Banks 5 Island rum

5 ounces fresh lime juice

Freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish


1. In an iced tea pitcher, combine both teas. Stir in the sugar until it dissolves, then add the ice. Add the rum and and the lime juice.

2. Chill the punch in the refrigerator for 1 hour before serving it. Pour it into ice-filled Old-Fashioned glasses and garnish each drink with freshly grated nutmeg.

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