Bloody Black Currant Punch

Halloween food and drinks
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What creature, vampire or otherwise, could resist a sip of this bewitching beverage? Black currant nectar provides the bloody black hue for this brandy-based drink. With its crowd-friendly size and enchanting flavor, it's the perfect drink to serve at a Halloween party.


  • 1 ¼ cups brandy

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • 4 cups black currant nectar

  • 1 ½ cups cold seltzer


  1. Stir brandy and sugar in a large bowl. Add nectar; stir to combine. Refrigerate until cold, about 1 hour. Punch can be refrigerated in an airtight container up to 3 days. Add seltzer just before serving.

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