Panorama Punch

Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

The 1962 World's Fair hit Seattle at the height of the tiki bar rage. Trader Vic's Polynesian Restaurant was a block from the fairgrounds, and the Fair's Hawaiian Tiki Village was a very popular exhibit. And one of the premium cocktails served at the 'Eye of the Needle' (restaurant at the top of the Space Needle) was Panorama Punch. It was served with 2 straws and sold for $1.75. The recipe was never revealed. But "beachbum" Jeff Berry has stated this is close to the true Panorama Punch recipe. Even if it's not authentic, it's AWESOME!


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Serves:

2

Prep:

5 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1 oz
appleton estate reserve jamaican rum
1 oz
clement vsop rhum agricole (i couldn't find it. it's an aged rum with caramel flavoring with exotic spices and fruits and a moderate coconut/banana cream/nut flavor. so i used the closest i had--spiced rum--and it was exquisite!!)
2 oz
orange juice
1 oz
cranberry juice
1/2 oz
lime juice
2/3 oz
orgeat (almond syrup) or simple syrup
1 c
crushed ice (approximiate)
1 or 2 sprig(s)
fresh mint, for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Shake all the liquors and juices with crushed ice, and pour into a wine goblet.
2
Garnish with fresh mint, add two straws, and serve.