On a cold New Year's Eve evening how nice would be to be greeted at the door by this warm Irish whiskey-based cocktail? Bring a smile to your loved one's faces with this one!

Irish whiskey is a key ingredient to a warm Untamed Punch – the perfect welcome home for the New Year.

Read more: Cocktail recipes to keep you warm this winter

Untamed punch Irish whiskey recipe

A light, refreshing party punch

Ingredients

300 ml Irish whiskey (14oz)
1000 ml Cloudy / pressed apple juice (liter)
100ml dry white wine (4oz)
2 clove-studded full orange zests
4 small ginger thumbnails
1 bay leaf
1 tablespoon brown sugar
Dashes of Angostura bitters to taste

Method

Place all ingredients in a large pan and simmer until the sugar has dissolved and liquid is warmed through.

Transfer entire contents to a punch bowl. Serve with a ladle into heatproof glasses (approx 175ml) and garnish, if you want, with a fresh whole cinnamon stick.

Sit back and enjoy the New Year with family and friends!

Read more: Irish whiskey, rosemary, and apple cocktail recipe perfect for fall

What's your favorite winter cocktail? How do you drink your Irish whiskey? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Untamed Punch.