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punch (GB)
ponche (ES)
punch (F)

The name comes from the Hindi language (panca = five) and indicates that the classic drink was made from five parts (tea, alcohol. sugar, Fruits, water). English seafarers from the East India Company probably brought the recipe from in the 17th century India with after Europe, At that time it was in England as the favorite alcoholic drink of the conservative tories. The English "punch" was then in Germany known as "punch". Today the hot punch is out Wine (mainly red wine ), Tea, arrack or rum, Lemon and / or orange juice, cloves and prepares sugar. Eggs are added to the egg punch. The drink should not be heated to the boil to avoid this Aroma and the alcohol to obtain. The ingredients and the recipes for punch (usually served cold), grog. mulled wine and Jägertee are at least quite similar. See a list of similarly prepared alcoholics at Mixed Drinks and wine-based drinks,

Punch - white wine and red wine glass
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