Swedish Punch/Punsch


Liqueurs, spirit-flavored


Generic for a type of smoky Scandinavian liqueur, Batavia Arak/Arrack-based flavored. Batavia Arak is a distillate of fermented sugar cane juice and fermented Javanese rice - which creates a sharp smoky rummy spirit. Swedish Punsch (or Punch) sweetens this with cane sugar to produce an unforgettable liqueur. Notable brands are Cederlund's Carlshamn's and Gronstedt. Like a dark smoky rum and when added to other lesser rums tends to enhance their value in an estimable way.


rum, smokey and sweet


Limited availability. Produced and sold in Sweden. Rarely exported. Regional.


other rum flavored liqueur