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Green Beast

Absinthe , Punches

Make a big bowl of this refreshing absinthe and lime punch.

Uncle Angelo’s Eggnog

Bourbon / American Whiskey Rum , Classics Punches

You’ll be claiming Angelo as your own relative after just one sip of this delightful Eggnog recipe.

Last-Minute Mulled Wine

Bourbon / American Whiskey Brandy / Cognac , Classics Hot Punches

When unexpected guests arrive at the door, there’s no easier party punch than Last-Minute Mulled Wine. Got a bottle of red wine lying around? Spike it with warm pantry spices like cinnamon and star anise, then amp up the flavor even further with a splash of bourbon or brandy. That’s how you capture the holidays in a mug.

Vieux Carré

Brandy / Cognac Rye Whiskey Vermouth / Aperitif Wine , Classics

The Vieux Carré is pure Old New Orleans and was invented at the city's famed Carousel Bar. This cognac and rye whiskey cocktail packs a powerful punch and is delightfully complex.

Royal Balmoral Punch

Scotch , Punches

Named for the Royal Family’s Scottish summer home, this drink combines fine single malt and good English tea.

Pama Party Punch

Liqueurs Rum , Punches

This tart, fruity and fizzy recipe makes about a gallon of punch.

Airmail Punch

Rum , Punches

A teacup is the unusual vessel for this Champagne-topped rum drink.

Dale’s Rainbow Planter’s Punch

Rum , Punches Tiki / Tropical

An instant-party-in-a-punchbowl for six, dreamed up by cocktail legend Dale DeGroff.

Port Royal Punch

Rum , Punches Tiki / Tropical

Throwing a big party? This tropical spiced rum punch recipe serves 25.

Not So Innocent

Rum , Punches

Chicago cocktail consultant Revae Schneider is fond of anything with rum, lemon, maple syrup and a little bit of bitters, served warm. Set this fragrant punch on the stovetop before guests arrive and let the comforting scent waft as they walk in the door.

USS Richmond Punch

Brandy / Cognac Rum , Classics Punches

All hands on deck for the historic quadruple-liquor USS Richmond Punch.

Jack-o-Lantern Punch

Rum , Punches

Mix up a whole bunch of this fall-flavored punch for your Halloween party.

Two-Hit Fig Punch

Bourbon / American Whiskey Rum , Punches

Whiskey and spiced rum spike this fresh-fruit punch.

Van Gogh Dutch Appel Sangria

Vodka , Punches

Apple vodka gives the wine punch an autumnal feel.

Hendrick’s Hot Gin Punch

Gin , Hot Punches

This fruity punch will keep a large group warm and happy.

Boston Rum Punch

Rum , Classics Punches

This delicious mix of rum and lemonade is a Beantown classic.

Wild Turkey Mint Tea

Bourbon / American Whiskey , Punches

Try this summertime favorite with a bourbon punch.

Super Sunday Punch Bowl of Freedom

Bourbon / American Whiskey , Punches

Whether you're watching football, baseball or basketball, this bourbon punch goes well with friends and sports.

Pyrat Punch

Rum , Punches Tiki / Tropical

Hoist one to the skull and bones. Arrr!

Oaxacan Punch

Liqueurs Mezcal , Punches

Serve a big bowl of this festive mezcal concoction at your next party.

Mexican Punch

Tequila , Punches

The perfect punch to put any fiesta into gear.

Blushing Lady

Vodka , Modern Classics

She may seem demure, but she packs a powerful punch.

An Afternoon in France

Brandy / Cognac , Modern Classics

A bit of honey syrup is the secret to this summer cognac-and-citrus punch.

Timmy’s Brandy Milk Punch

Brandy / Cognac , Classics Frozen / Blended Punches

Enjoy the classic New Orleans cocktail, Brandy Milk Punch, with brunch.

Espresso Milk Punch

Bourbon / American Whiskey , Modern Classics

A coffee-flecked spin on the classic brunch cocktail the Bourbon Milk Punch, this drink has quickly become a weekend favorite at New Orleans’ Cavan. The chicory liqueur adds an extra special New Orleans flourish.

The LiberTea

Bourbon / American Whiskey Liqueurs , Punches

Feel free to share this bourbon-lemonade punch with your friends.

Wild Turkey Sparkling Tea

Liqueurs , Punches

An ideal summer punch for your next backyard barbecue.

Mount Gay Rum Punch

Rum , Tiki / Tropical

This old-timey favorite will keep a whole houseful of guests satisfied.

Martha Washington Punch

Rum , Punches

Try the first First Lady's famous rum-and-citrus drink.

Tomahawk Punch

Bourbon / American Whiskey , Punches

The ultimate bubbly fall punch, best served in a pumpkin punch bowl.

Pisco Punch

Pisco , Classics Punches Tiki / Tropical

Get to know Peru's national spirit in this tropical cocktail.

Lights Out Punch

Tequila Vermouth / Aperitif Wine , Punches

With tea-infused vermouth and tequila, this fizzy concoction is a cocktail-party champion.

Classic Rum-Brandy Punch

Brandy / Cognac Rum , Punches

This historic summer punch brings back the good ol’ days.

Sparkling Holiday Punch

Vodka , Punches

Every day is a holiday with this fizzy, fruity vodka punch.

Spiced Rum Milk Punch

Rum , Modern Classics

New Orleans watering hole SoBou serves this subtle twist on the classic Brandy Milk Punch.

Midori Merry Berry Bowl

Liqueurs Rum , Punches

The red-and-green punch screams Christmas cheer.

Naughty or Nice

Brandy / Cognac Liqueurs , Punches

Mix up a big bowl of this morally ambiguous punch.

Barbados Rum Punch

Rum , Punches Tiki / Tropical

An island paradise right in your glass.

Ti’ Punch

Rhum Agricole , Modern Classics

The national cocktail of Martinique is as easy to make as it is to drink, using just three ingredients, including the island’s native spirit, rhum agricole.

Jack Rose


The pretty pink glow hides a strong punch of applejack.

Canadian Punch

Rum Rye Whiskey , Punches

This drink recipe first appeared in Jerry Thomas’ seminal 1862 The Bon Vivant’s Companion.

Grand Sangria

Liqueurs , Classics Punches

An orange twist on the classic fruity wine concoction.


Rum , Modern Classics

It’s sparkly and sweet, and packs a rum punch.

Chopin Holiday Punch

Vodka , Punches

Satisfy a houseful of party guests with this festive libation.

PH Champagne Punch

Brandy / Cognac Cognac , Modern Classics

This sparkling cognac and rum punch bursts with citrus flavor.

Cinnamon Sparkle

Brandy / Cognac Rum , Modern Classics

Crémant d’Alsace sparkling wine completes this tasty rum-and-cognac cocktail.

Waiting Room


For the cocktail lover on hiatus, the Waiting Room offers a sophisticated mocktail inspired by the soda fountain. Pineapple gomme syrup delivers a silky mouthfeel similar to that of booze, and acid phosphate provides all the acidic punch of citrus with none of the sugar.

Hibiscus Summer Garden Punch

Gin , Punches

The punch bowl can make or break any summer gathering. The Hibiscus Summer Garden Punch is just the recipe to delight your guests, with its fresh blend of natural ingredients.

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