National Punch Day - September 20
Tue, Sep 20, 2022

National Punch Day

National Punch Day is an annual punch celebration. This drink is very popular in the USA, it is loved and prepared by many people. It is difficult to say what exactly is a punch. If you somehow describe the concept, then it implies a kind of cocktails with a fruit component. Celebrated on September 20th.

History

Punch is usually prepared and served on holidays, as it is often an alcoholic drink. Its history begins at the end of the 17th century. British navigators who participated in the East India campaign spied this drink from local residents and brought it with them to England. Later, it actively spread throughout Europe and the United States. It was often served at family celebrations and parties.

Today, bars and clubs offer many other cocktails. However, punch continues to enjoy great popularity, which is ensured by a large number of options. Various fruit juices, alcoholic or non-alcoholic base, additional ingredients – punch can be prepared for every taste.

Interesting facts

  • Traditional punch serving takes place in a large glass bowl. Pieces of fruit are usually floating in the drink. From there it is poured into glasses.
  • There is an unverified theory about the origin of the name from the Hindi language. The word “punch” was used there, in translation – 5. It is believed that the punch is called so because its classic recipe includes five ingredients: lemon, sugar, alcohol base (brandy or rum is usually used), fruit juice (there are options with tea) and spices (muscat).

How to celebrate

Visit the best bars in the city with friends to try different types of punch. The best way to celebrate National Punch Day is to make this drink yourself. Use your favorite ingredients. In order to maintain the traditional serving of punch, we recommend purchasing a special glass bowl for the drink.

Share the post on social networks, spreading the word about this holiday. You can also tell us when you first tried punch and what you liked about it.

When is National Punch Day in 2022?

National Punch Day is observed on September 20 each year.

Observations

Weekday Month Day Year
Tuesday September 20 2022
Wednesday September 20 2023
Friday September 20 2024
Saturday September 20 2025
Sunday September 20 2026

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