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


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


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.

Untamed Punch.