Punch Bowls and Pitcher Drinks: Recipes for Delicious Big-Batch Cocktails by Jeanne KelleyStir up delicious fit-for-a-crowd cocktails.
Find inspiration in fresh fruit, smoky spices, and potent spirits, and mix a bowl or pitcher of punch for any occasion or season. Whether its a drink served in champagne flutes at a holiday party or in Mason jars and paper cups in the backyard, youll take cocktail hour to a whole new level with every one of these drinks:
CLASSIC COCKTAILS, such as Pimms Punch
SANGRIAS AND CHAMPAGNE-BASED PUNCHES, such as Meyer Lemon Drop Champagne Punch
TROPICAL DRINKS, such as Kumquat-Tangerine Smash
HEIGHT OF SUMMER, such as Watermelon-Tequila Punch
FIRESIDE COCKTAILS, such as Aztec Chocolate Punch
NONALCOHOLIC PUNCHES, such as Mixed Berry Lemonade
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