Holiday Rye Punch
1 750 ml bottle of Oak & Eden rye
2 Family sized black tea bags
1 Orange peel
2 qt Spiced sweet tea, Orange
1 Cinnamon stick
1 Clove, whole
1/2 cup Sugar
2 qt Apple cider
6 cups Ice
4 1/2 cup Water
Serving Size: 16
Preparation: Rocks Glass with Medium sized Ice Cubes
Orange Spiced Sweet Tea:
In a pot place water, tea bags, orange peel, cinnamon stick and clove and bring to a boil. Once it starts to boil remove from heat and let brew for 3-4 minutes.
Remove tea bags, peel, cinnamon stick and clove and pour tea into a large pitcher.
Add the sugar and ice and stir until ice melts completely.
Refrigerate until you are ready to make the Holiday Rye Punch.
Holiday rye Punch:
In a large punch bowl mix together the apple cider, water, rye, and Orange Spiced Sweet Tea.
Add 3 cups ice, 4-5 orange slices and 1/2 cup cranberries to the punch.
Place garnishes on a serving plate.
Have glasses and ice available for guests to serve themselves.