By Darby Radcliff

Published on October 20, 2015

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Punch is the most social of all drinks, and it is a tradition to share this tasty beverage during a time of celebration. Here are 13 festive punch recipes that you can practice now,  and by holiday season you’ll be a hosting pro. 

crimson bulleit punch

Treat your guests this holiday season to a festive and warm ruby colored champagne punch mixed with spice from ginger liqueur. Fill the punch in a dazzling ice ring that’s frozen with lime slices, fresh cranberries, or pomegranate arils. (You can diy an ice ring with a bundt pan!)

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overnight cider rye punch

Enjoy the fall weather with a cup of hot cider punch. Add a pinch of cinnamon for a festive touch.

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holiday rum punch

With a total of five ingredients including: rum, black tea, lime juice, Demerara sugar, and spices, this is very simple to make, but it’s your choice to add in additional flavor (sugar or citrus) to amp up a traditional rum punch.

 
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frozen cookie milk punch

Channel a traditional New Orleans brunch punch and make this frozen milk punch that makes the perfect combination of the classic cocktail and a cookie-filled milkshake.

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hibiscus french 75 punch

A French 75 cocktail never disappoints at a party, add some hibiscus tea to make for a tangy, bubbly, fresh holiday punch.

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hibiscus margarita punch

Ring in the New Year with a simple and festive punch filled with hibiscus tea, lime juice and tequila and add sugar and cinnamon to make for a sweet and adorable rim.

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pineapple new years holiday punch

A pineapple is known as the symbol of hospitality and luxury, so why not add it to a sparkling cocktail punch this holiday season.

 
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holiday milk punch

Update a traditional holiday drink by mixing brandy, rum, sugar, and milk. Sprinkle nutmeg on top for a sugary addition to this festive punch.

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hot licorice punch

Get cozy by the fire with this warm licorice punch mixed with citrus fruits and maple syrup that makes it tangy yet sweet.

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Bratapfelpunsch

Refine a Bratapfelpunsch with a splash of whiskey and use cinnamon sticks as straws to add some warm spice to the punch’s fruity taste.

 
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sparkling cranberry orange champagne punch

If you’re looking for something fizzy and festive, combine a champagne/sparkling wine with cranberry juice and garnish with orange slices for a flavorful taste that will keep the party going well after 2016 arrives!

 
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peppermint eggnogg punch

This is the perfect holiday drink to make for your next party and bring this delicious punch together in only three ingredients: peppermint ice cream, eggnog, and ginger ale. 

 
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holiday punch

Combine frozen orange juice and lemonade and add your choice of Sprite, Ginger Ale, or 7 Up to make a punch that is family-friendly.

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