This weekend, we’re gearing up for the biggest, booziest gaming event of the year! On Sunday, Feb. 5, football aficionados all over the country will gather at various parties to eat, drink, and be merry, all while watching America’s favorite sport — football. For those hosting a party, serving drinks that everyone enjoys can pose a serious problem. While beer and wine are obvious choices, serving cocktails adds a special, unexpected touch to your party. Doling out handcrafted drinks one at a time can be both time consuming and impossible when entertaining a group of people, which is why we’re looking to these 10 big-batch cocktail recipes for your game day party. Each recipe is short, simple, and sure to please an array of guests. Best of all? Friends and family can serve themselves from these various pitchers and punch bowls. Check out 10 of our favorite Game Day Batch Cocktail recipes below!
With gin, grapefruit juice, and beer, we can’t think of a more appropriate game day cocktail. You’re basically taking all the beer that everyone is going to drink anyway, adding a little more booze, and eliminating massive amounts of cans piling up in your garbage can. Everyone wins here.
Vodka Mint Lemonade
A delicious twist on everyone’s favorite childhood drink. Just make sure you have an alcohol-free version on the side for all the kids in attendance.
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Sparkling Pomegranate Punch
Sparkling wine with a fizzy, fruity twist — need we say more? This is one of those dangerous cocktails that goes down a little too easy. Your non-football-loving friends will love you for this one.
Georgia On My Mind
Thrown in here for the obvious reason that all your Falcons friends will toast to this one. Disclaimer: Your Pats-loving friends may spitefully chug this in revenge.
Essentially a Negroni gone wrong — or better? You decide. However, with sparkling rosé in the mix, it’s hard to find anything “sbagliato” here.
Tequila, amaretto, and various sweet juices? Sounds like a typical Sunday Funday to us. In fact, we might repeat this recipe next Sunday. And the Sunday after that.
Sparkling Sweet Tea Pitcher Cocktail
Celebrate the Southern game day location with this sparkling sweet tea concoction. Added bonus: pairs well with just about every appetizer you decide to serve!
Bourbon Pomegranate Punch
Basically your Pomegranate Punch from above, with the sweet, glorious addition of bourbon. Who ever said no to bourbon? Right, no one.
Minty Moscow Mules
The mint addition to this ginger beer concoction makes it both refreshing and thirst-quenching — two necessary commodities for all that game day snacking.
Winter Fruit Sangria
Who says sangria has to be for the summer? As we all know, sangria is a certified crowd pleaser at any party or friend-filled gathering. Your beer-hating friends will thank you.