7 Cocktails for a Crowd

What's the best way to enjoy your own party? Mix up some big-batch cocktails to serve your crew by the shore.

Seaside Sunrise

Photographer: Jennifer Davick

Seaside Sunrise

Take it to the beach! Blend bright juices and passion fruit rum, and then top with bubbly for a tropical twist on a mimosa.

Limoncello Mojito

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Limoncello Mojito

Serve this tart take on a classic mojito mixed with fresh lemon juice and infused with lemon liqueur.

Watermelon-Jalapeno Margarita

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Watermelon-Jalapeno Margarita

Jalapeño peppers give this margarita a kick. For a spicy garnish, combine salt and chili powder in a saucer. Dip rims of glasses in lime juice or water, and dip in salt mixture to coat.

Summer Sangria

Photographer: Jennifer Davick

Summer Sangria

Serve a taste of the islands with a tropical sangria combining passion fruit-, mango-, or citrus-flavored rum or vodka combined with kiwis, mango, and raspberries.

Coastal Skies

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Coastal Skies

Celebrate the shore at your next beach fête with a drink the color of the sea and sky. Blue Curacao gives this fruity drink its azure hue.

Pimm's Cucumber Cooler

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Pimm's Cucumber Cooler

For a lighter drink, fill glasses ¾ full, and top with ginger beer or ginger ale.

Pink-a-Colada

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Pink-a-Colada

Brighten up a refreshing cocktail with fresh fruit and edible flowers.

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