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23 Boozy & Festive Punch Recipes To Serve At Your Epic Holiday Party

Who has the time (or the space) for a full bar? For these, all you need is a big bowl.

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You know you already sent the Facebook invite for your holiday party. Might as well start planning the details.

1. Christmas Punch

Simply named, simply made. This classic uses cranberry juice and pomegranate juice as a base, with vodka and Cointreau as the booze. Get the recipe.
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Simply named, simply made. This classic uses cranberry juice and pomegranate juice as a base, with vodka and Cointreau as the booze. Get the recipe.

2. Crimson Bulleit Punch

Bourbon, champagne AND ginger liqueur. That'll do it. Here's the recipe.
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Bourbon, champagne AND ginger liqueur. That'll do it. Here's the recipe.

3. Coquito

Coconut might seem like a summer flavor, but my family has been pounding these rum-soaked Puerto Rican cocktails on Christmas Eve for as long as I can remember. Here's an easy recipe.
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Coconut might seem like a summer flavor, but my family has been pounding these rum-soaked Puerto Rican cocktails on Christmas Eve for as long as I can remember. Here's an easy recipe.

4. Pomegranate and Rosemary White Sangria

It'll look like you put a Christmas tree in every glass! Here's the recipe.
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It'll look like you put a Christmas tree in every glass! Here's the recipe.

5. Spiced Champagne Punch

Bubbly and spicy. Recipe here.
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Bubbly and spicy. Recipe here.

6. Peppermint-Eggnog Punch

For those times when you really just need your ice cream to get you drunk. Get the recipe.
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For those times when you really just need your ice cream to get you drunk. Get the recipe.

7. Blue Sparkling Star

Because not every holiday party has a red and green theme. Recipe here.
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Because not every holiday party has a red and green theme. Recipe here.

8. Poinsettia Punch

A friendly word of warning: This champagne-based punch goes down reeeeaaaal easy. Hide your breakable objects. Get the recipe.
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A friendly word of warning: This champagne-based punch goes down reeeeaaaal easy. Hide your breakable objects. Get the recipe.

9. Chantilly-Laced Coffee Punch

This twist on Irish coffee might be best served at an afternoon party so you don't end up with caffeinated guests squatting in your living room until 4 a.m. Recipe here.
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This twist on Irish coffee might be best served at an afternoon party so you don't end up with caffeinated guests squatting in your living room until 4 a.m. Recipe here.

10. Pomegranate Packs-a-Punch

A few fruit juices, sparkling wine and rum. Get the recipe.
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A few fruit juices, sparkling wine and rum. Get the recipe.

11. Holiday Punch

Sick of cranberry-based beverages? This one uses pineapple juice and lemon-lime Kool-Aid. The recipe doesn't call for alcohol, but I think this would work with vodka, white rum or champagne.
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Sick of cranberry-based beverages? This one uses pineapple juice and lemon-lime Kool-Aid. The recipe doesn't call for alcohol, but I think this would work with vodka, white rum or champagne.

12. Crimson Christmas Punch

It's not a holiday party without some retro sherbet! Again, no booze in this recipe, but vodka or champagne would be perfect.
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It's not a holiday party without some retro sherbet! Again, no booze in this recipe, but vodka or champagne would be perfect.

13. New Orleans Brandy Milk Punch

New Orleans knows how to get people drunk, so you can trust this one. Recipe here.
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New Orleans knows how to get people drunk, so you can trust this one. Recipe here.

14. Two-Way Wine Holiday Punch

This one's sort of a combo of mulled wine and sparkling sangria, and it has FOUR TYPES OF ALCOHOL IN IT. Take away everyone's car keys. Get the recipe.
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This one's sort of a combo of mulled wine and sparkling sangria, and it has FOUR TYPES OF ALCOHOL IN IT. Take away everyone's car keys. Get the recipe.

15. Eggnog

Eggnog's a holiday classic for a reason. (It helps you forget that you spent all your rent money on presents.) Here's a recipe.
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Eggnog's a holiday classic for a reason. (It helps you forget that you spent all your rent money on presents.) Here's a recipe.

16. Jingle Juice

So many fruits. So many juices. So. Much. Rum (and Grand Marnier and amaretto). Recipe here.
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So many fruits. So many juices. So. Much. Rum (and Grand Marnier and amaretto). Recipe here.

17. Bumble Brown Punch

A Bumble Brown is made of dark rum, honey amber lager, apples and spices. Recipe here.
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A Bumble Brown is made of dark rum, honey amber lager, apples and spices. Recipe here.

18. English Christmas Punch

This one has tea in it. Pinky up! Recipe here.
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This one has tea in it. Pinky up! Recipe here.

19. Mulled White Wine Sangria

Another sangria/mulled wine combo from the queen herself. It can actually be served hot OR cold. So many choices! Here's the recipe.
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Another sangria/mulled wine combo from the queen herself. It can actually be served hot OR cold. So many choices! Here's the recipe.

20. Tom and Jerry

Very similar to eggnog, but with some key recipe tweaks. Plus, it's served warm.
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Very similar to eggnog, but with some key recipe tweaks. Plus, it's served warm.

21. Caramel-and-Chicory Milk Punch

Essentially, a sweet, creamy coffee with chocolate liqueur. Serve it for a post-party breakfast if you want — no judgment here. Get the recipe.
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Essentially, a sweet, creamy coffee with chocolate liqueur. Serve it for a post-party breakfast if you want — no judgment here. Get the recipe.

22. Smoking Bishop

Scrooge drank this mulled wine with port in A Christmas Carol, so you know it's legit. Recipe here.
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Scrooge drank this mulled wine with port in A Christmas Carol, so you know it's legit. Recipe here.

23. Gaelic Punch

This is basically whiskey with lemon and sugar in it. Can't go wrong there. Recipe here.
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This is basically whiskey with lemon and sugar in it. Can't go wrong there. Recipe here.

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