Beach party drinks

Kate
  • Posted by: Kate
  • February 3, 2014
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5 Comments

ChezHenry February 7, 2014
Sex on the Beach! Great drink and good conversation starter....
 
sexyLAMBCHOPx February 4, 2014
How about a big fruity party punch? http://food52.com/blog/9278-how-to-make-punch-without-a-recipe

There was also a Food52 contest for your Best Punch that may give you some ideas.
 
petitbleu February 3, 2014
Planter's Punch! It's a favorite summer drink of ours and is great made in large quantities. Here's a recipe I love: http://www.marthastewart.com/1004483/planter%E2%80%99s-punch
 
Sauner1988 February 3, 2014
Mai-Tais are one of my favorite beach-y drinks. In order to make the process easier you can premix everything in a large pitcher or two and just shake with ice and strain as need be! They will taste just as delicious.

Here's the recipe and booze that I have been using:
1 oz Jamaican Rum - Appleton Estate V/O

1 oz Martinician Rhum - Mount Gay Eclipse Gold

0.5 oz Orange Curacao - Pierre Ferrand Dry Curacao (do not use the cheap triple sec as it will ruin the drink. Pardon the elitism.)

0.75 oz Lime Juice - Freshly squeezed of course

0.5 oz Orgeat - Should be relatively easy to find at your local grocery store. There really is no substitute for it either.

0.25 oz Simple Syrup - dissolve equal parts sugar in water or I just use light Agave syrup if in a rush.

Mix all ingredients and shake with ice. Strain over crushed ice, garnish with a lime shell and a sprig of mint. Those mini umbrellas should feel right at home in this concoction.

Happy partying!
 
Kate February 3, 2014
Uh-oh, it added before I had a chance to add the question. I'm throwing an (indoor, winter) beach party next week, and need some ideas for easy-to-make and/or cheap beachy drinks to serve a crowd of ~20 (mini-umbrella compatibility preferred). Any recommendations/recipes?
 
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