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Apple Ginger Punch

Apple Ginger Bourbon Punch

Apple ginger punch is a delicious concoction of apple cider, ginger beer, pomegranate juice, bourbon, and sparkling wine.  
Yield: about 7 cups
Prep Time: 5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bourbon punch, thanksgiving punch, thanksgiving bourbon cocktail, apple ginger punch, apple bourbon
Servings: 10
Author: Maryanne Cabrera


  • 8 oz (1 cup) whiskey or bourbon of choice
  • 2 oz Grand Marnier (or other orange liqueur)
  • 2 oz Domaine de Canton (or other ginger liqueur)
  • 4 oz (1/2 cup) pomegranate juice
  • 16 oz (2 cups) apple cider*
  • 2 Tablespoons + 2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 8 oz (1 cup) ginger beer, (non-alcoholic), chilled
  • 16 oz (2 cups) dry sparkling wine, (like champagne), chilled
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 medium orange, sliced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • pomegranate seeds


  • In a large bowl or pitcher, combine bourbon, orange liqueur, ginger liqueur, pomegranate juice, apple cider, and lemon juice. Keep chilled until ready to serve.
  • Pour contents in a large serving bowl with a giant ice mold. Before serving, add ginger beer and dry sparkling wine. Garnish punch bowl with cinnamon sticks, orange slices, lemon slices, and pomegranate seeds. Enjoy immediately!


Read this post to learn the difference between apple cider and apple juice. 
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