Have a Drink Friday – Big Batch Cocktails

The backyard parties are rolling, there’s graduation parties, 4th of July parties, marathon parties, you name it.åÊ Parties mean big crowds and a high booze budget that may make you regret your decision to host this little soiree.åÊ Well thanks to Buzzfeed, we have 14 big-batch cocktails to show you that won’t break your bank from Strawberry RosÌ© Punch to Three Ingredient Margs.

The one that caught my eye for whatever reason is the Gingery Bud Light Lime Punch:

bud-lime-punch

Cost breakdown:

  • 6 pack of Ginger Beer – $5.99
  • 6 pack of Bud Light Lime – $9.99
  • Carton of lemonade – $2.49
  • 2 lemons + 2 limes for garnish – $2.96

Instructions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a large (4 quart) drink container. Stir to combine.
  2. Server over ice garnished with lemon and lime slices.
  3. Double recipe if serving a large crowd.
  4. Enjoy!

Or check out the Pineapple Rum Punch:

pineapple-rum-punch

Cost breakdown:

Rum – $11.99

Prosecco – $9.99

Can of pineapple juice, 46 fl oz – $3.19

Frozen pineapple – $4.49

Instructions:

  1. Pour pineapple juice, rum, and prosecco into a pitcher. Add frozen pineapple to keep it chilled. Serve the same day it‰Ûªs made.
  2. Non-Alcoholic Version: skip the rum and prosecco. Use lemon-lime soda (regular or diet) or club soda instead.

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