Canadian Clubhouse Punch


Thin peel of 2 oranges
¼ cup sugar
2 ½ cups orange juice
6 ounces fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons orange extract
4 ounces blackberry liqueur or brandy
1 750-milliliter bottle Canadian Club Whisky
Block of ice, for punch bowl
1 orange, thinly sliced in half moons


In a large mixing bowl, mash orange peel and sugar. Add orange juice and lemon juice and stir until sugar dissolves. Add orange extract, liqueur or brandy, and whisky and stir. Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours.
2. Take punch out of refrigerator and remove orange peel with a slotted spoon. Place block of ice in a punch bowl and pour punch into bowl. Float orange slices in bowl, or garnish each punch cup with a slice.


Canadian Clubhouse Punch from Canadian Club advertisement (December, 1961).

Recipe is courtesy of Judy Gelman and Peter Zheutlin, authors of The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook: Inside the Kitchens, Bars, and Restaurants of Mad Men (Smart Pop, 2011).




About 2 quarts (approximately 12 servings)


Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 1:31pm


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