Sportsman's Spirit Punch

Whether it's game day or a casual get-together, the Sportsman's Spirit Punch is the perfect companion for sports fans. This bourbon and apple brandy-infused punch, with hints of grapefruit and honey, is a crowd-pleaser that will elevate the excitement of any sporting event. The warm spices and refreshing citrus notes make it an ideal drink to enjoy with friends while cheering for your favorite team.

Sportsman's Spirit Punch

A spirited bourbon and apple brandy punch with grapefruit and honey, perfect for sports gatherings.

4.93 from 36 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins


  • 1 whole clove
  • 1/4 cinnamon stick
  • 1/16 teaspoon whole allspice
  • 1 1/2 oz 100-proof bourbon
  • 1 1/2 oz Laird's apple brandy
  • 1 oz ruby red grapefruit juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 oz honey
  • 1/2 oz sweet tea
  • Garnish: apple slice


  1. Create a bundle by wrapping the clove, cinnamon stick, and allspice in cheesecloth and tying it securely.
  2. Place the spice bundle in a punch bowl.
  3. Add the bourbon, apple brandy, grapefruit juice, honey, and sweet tea to the punch bowl.
  4. Stir the ingredients thoroughly.
  5. Fill the punch bowl with large ice cubes and stir gently.
  6. Garnish the punch with a slice of apple.