Bob Cratchit’s Hot Gin Punch

Bob Cratchit’s Hot Gin Punch

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

This cocktail was inspired by Bob Cratchit’s recipe in A Christmas Carol. A truly perfect warm beverage to serve guests at your next holiday gathering, make sure to use ginger beer which adds an enjoyable touch of effervescence.


  • 1 Dried lemon peel
  • 1/2 Dried orange peel
  • 20 Whole cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon dried pomegranate seeds
  • 10 green cardamom pods
  • 10 Juniper berries
  • 2 two-inch pieces of cinnamon
  • 1 pint of water
  • Beefeater 24 Gin
  • Ginger beer


  1. Place all of the ingredients, except for the Beefeater 24 Gin and ginger beer, into a saucepan and simmer over medium heat for 10 minutes.
  2. Pour the Beefeater 24 Gin into a cup and then add strain in the hot liquid. Top the drink with the ginger beer and serve.

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