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10 Big-Batch Cocktails to Drink on Thanksgiving

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The turkey you ordered weeks ago is thawing, you've delegated Thanksgiving side dishes, and your pie crusts are in waiting in the freezer. But you're going to need something to wash it all down with! Enlist one of your guests to pick up ice—and, if you think you'd like something warm, ask someone to bring over their stockpot—and then make one (or two!) of these easily batchable cocktails—and then make this the next day.

Crimson Bulleit Punch by Oui, Chef

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Photo by James Ransom

M.F.K. Fisher's Half-and-Half Cocktail by Food52

Photo by Bobbi Lin

Bourbon, Orange, and Ginger by inpatskitchen

Photo by Mark Weinberg

Autumn Ash by Sippity Sup (Greg Henry)

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Photo by Mark Weinberg

Apple Rye Punch by Kate Williams

Photo by James Ransom

Darkness at the Edge of Town by fiveandspice

Photo by Mark Weinberg

Mother's Ruin Punch by Kenzi Wilbur

Photo by Mark Weinberg

Rum Punch by Erik Lombardo

Bonus: This one has tea in it, so it'll keep you awake through dessert.
Bonus: This one has tea in it, so it'll keep you awake through dessert. Photo by James Ransom

Honey-Pomegranate Mulled Wine by Dinner was Delicious

Photo by James Ransom

Franklin Stove, a.k.a. Boozy Mulled Cider by Erik Lombardo

Photo by James Ransom

What's your best cocktail for a crowd? Give us a recipe in the comments!


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