Link: 6 punch tips

Though people are catching on, I think punch is still under-appreciated in both homes and at cocktail bars. Like many things related to spirits and cocktails, punch got a bit of a bad reputation in the 1970s and 1980s. A good host should know - and deploy - some basic punch tips.

Punch should be lighter than a regular cocktail because it is meant to be sipped continuously over a long period of time. Partygoers should be able to have several cups without getting too smashed. Look to tea and citrus to lengthen your punch.