8 Big Batch Cocktails Guaranteed to Delight a Crowd

Festive holiday drink with pomegranate juice and a pomegranate ice ring; allow 4 hours for freezing.

Bourbon-Campari Punch:

Mint simple syrup with lime juice, cucumber, and club soda; makes eight cocktails, can be made as a mocktail.

Cucumber Spritzer:

Red wine with brandy, sugar, club soda, orange, and blackberries; chill for an hour before serving.

Red Sangria With Blackberries:

Fruity punch with apple cider, rum, and brandy; chill for at least 4 hours before serving.

Rum and Pineapple Punch:

Apple cider, gin, and elderflower punch; garnish with apples and lemon rounds for a crisp fall drink.

Gin-Cider Punch:

Yellow punch with mint and ginger; yields 16 cups, needs 2 hours to chill.

Golden Ginger-Lemon Vodka Punch:

Cider and bourbon-spiked slushie; prep shaved ice the night before and serve at party time.

Boozy Apple Cider Slushie:

Caribbean-inspired punch with dark, complex flavors; nine ingredients, serves 25.

Holiday Punch: