7 Big Batch Cocktails Guaranteed to Delight a Crowd

Bourbon-Campari Punch

Thanks to the pomegranate juice, this festive holiday drink (on the right) has a gorgeous appearance and a sweet-tart taste. For an old-fashioned pomegranate juice and arils (seeds) ice ring, pull out the Bundt pan and freeze for 4 hours.

Red Sangria With Blackberries

Start with any red wine and add sugar, club soda, orange juice, blackberries, and a small amount of brandy. After letting the fruit macerate for an hour in the refrigerator to soften and extract its natural juices.

Rum and Pineapple Punch

Brandy and rum give this sweet punch, which has an apple cider base, its kick. Serve after chilling for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight, for a sweet and refreshing fall treat.

Gin-Cider Punch

This gin, apple cider, and elderflower concoction (on the left) is bright and refreshing. For a big-batch cocktail that's as crisp as a fall day, garnish with apples and lemon rounds.

Boozy Apple Cider Slushie

This cider- and bourbon-spiked treat is a cross between a slushie and a serious cocktail that is sure to make even the most self-serious adults smile. The night before, prepare the shaved ice, then just scoop and pour during party hour.

Holiday Punch

Though it was designed with the holidays in mind, you may savor the rich, dark flavor of this Caribbean-inspired punch any time of year. The recipe calls for nine ingredients total—three of which are alcohol.

Minty Moscow Mule Punch

This Moscow mule, perfect for a party, is just as smooth and delicious as the traditional vodka drink that inspired it, but it has one upgrade: a delicate, refreshing hint of mint. Your punch will have more heat and bite the spicier your ginger beer,