Punch Recipes

These punch recipe ideas will be a hit at your next party. Whether you are looking for a non-alcoholic or alcoholic drink, these beverages really pack a punch. Try our wine sangria recipes or even rum punches at your next party.

Staff Picks

Southern Comfort Punch

Freezing the citrus slices keeps this refreshing punch cold without using ice.

Aperol Gin Punch

Dubbed farm punch by Sas Stewart, the co-founder of Stonecutter Spirits, this big-batch cocktail combines equal parts gin, Aperol, Lillet Blanc, and lime juice with fresh basil.

Lemon Drop Champagne Punch

Rating: 3.68 stars
Lemon complements just about everything beautifully, making it the logical flavor choice for a celebratory Champagne and vodka punch.

Tropical Ginger Punch

Pass a pitcher of this refreshing summertime punch at a party, or with a bowl of chips.

Raspberry-Lemonade Punch

Rating: 3.57 stars
This easy punch can be made right before serving.

Garden-of-Evil Punch

Beckoning jewel-toned fruits are cleverly frozen into a block of ice using a cake pan, then floated atop a Halloween punch spiked with sake and plum wine. Pomegranate juice gives the drink a very apt blood-red hue.

Rum Punch

Rating: 3.17 stars
This delicious rum punch recipe is courtesy of Nikki Elkins and was inspired by her visit to Honduras.

Elderflower-Champagne Punch

Rating: 3.64 stars
This festive punch will get your party started and keep it rolling all night.

Gin Dandy

If you haven't sipped spiked punchy lately, it's time to revisit the easy-to-make communal cocktail.

Warm Cider and Rum Punch

Rating: 3.8 stars
For a fun and festive holiday gathering, make this crowd-pleasing spiked punch.

Amaretto-Bourbon Punch

Rating: 3.82 stars
A punch of robust bourbon is mellowed by the addition of sweet amaretto, seltzer, and sparkling apple juice. Serve the drinks with Smoked Trout Toasts.

Spiced Rum Punch

This festive punch will get your party started and keep it rolling all night.

Inspiration and Ideas

Mocktail Recipes You'll Actually Want to Try

In addition to your signature drink, concoct a nonalcoholic cocktail that guests—underage or otherwise—can toast, without getting toasted.

Milk Punch

We make a big batch of this classic Southern drink in the blender for easier entertaining. The blender creates a foam that you can spoon on top.