Cocktails made by the pitcher are a great way to spend less time mixing up cocktails and more time hanging out with your guests. Try some of these delicious, easy-to-make pitcher cocktails to serve up at your next outdoor bash and get out from behind the bar and start socializing!

RedBerrySangria

Red Berry Sangria

Ingredients:

  • 10 oz. CîROC Red Berry
  • 10 oz. Rose wine
  • 5 oz. Fresh lemon juice
  • 5 oz. Simple syrup
  • 20 oz. Berry tea

Preparation: Stir over ice in a 64 oz. pitcher.

 

CoconutSangria

Coconut Sangria

Ingredients:

  • 10 oz. CîROC Coconut
  • 5 oz. White rum
  • 15 oz. Green tea
  • 10 oz. Pineapple juice
  • 5 oz. Fresh lime juice
  • 5 oz. Simple syrup

Preparation: Stir over ice in a 64 oz. pitcher.

 

AmarettoSangria

Amaretto Sangria

Ingredients:

  • 10 oz. CîROC Amaretto
  • 10 oz. Pinot Noir wine
  • 5 oz. Orange liqueur
  • 5 oz. Simple syrup
  • 5 oz. Fresh lemon juice
  • 15 oz. Sparkling water with lemon

Preparation: Stir over ice in a 64 oz. pitcher.

 

PomegranateCaipirinhas

Pomegranate Caipirinhas

Ingredients:

  • 3 limes, cut into 8 wedges each
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups unsweetened pomegranate juice
  • 2 cups Cachaça
  • Ice, for serving

Preparation: In a pitcher, muddle the lime wedges with the granulated sugar. Pour in the pomegranate juice and cachaça and stir to dissolve the sugar. Fill 8 rocks glasses with ice. Pour in the caipirinha and serve immediately.

 

PinkGrapefruitPunch

Pink Grapefruit Punch

recipe courtesy of Andrea Correale

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 15 fresh mint sprigs, divided
  • 4 cups strained fresh pink grapefruit juice
  • 2 1/2 cups bourbon
  • 12 dashes angostura bitters
  • 1 cup club soda
  • 1 ice block

Preparation: Stir 1/3 cup water and sugar in small saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves. Increase heat and bring to boil. Add 5 fresh mint sprigs. Remove from heat; cool syrup completely. Strain syrup into punch bowl. Add juice, bourbon, and bitters; mix in soda and 10 mint sprigs. Add ice to bowl. Use pretty fresh fruit for garnishes.

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