The cool thing is that recipe itself is surprisingly easy, and can be remembered by memorizing a little poem:
One of Sour, Two of Sweet. Three of Strong, Four of Weak.Translated, this means:
One part “sour,” which means freshly squeezed lime juice (do NOT use bottled lime juice — only fresh lime juice will do!);
Two parts “sweet,” which refers to a simple syrup (sugar + water);
Three parts “strong” — rum (only golden rum, NOT white rum);
Four parts “weak” — served over ice.
Okay, to break it down into recipe form: the following would be how you’d make a gallon of Trinidadian rum punch: