5 Easy Pitcher Drinks For A Successful Memorial Day Party

5 Easy Pitcher Drinks For A Successful Memorial Day Party

With Memorial Day coming up there are going to be Memorial Day parties! If you are hosting one of these parties, then you will be wanting to make some easy pitcher drinks. However, it isn’t always easy if you don’t know where to start! If you are looking for some straightforward recipes for easy pitcher drinks, then you have come to the perfect place. Here are 5 easy pitcher drinks for a successful Memorial Day party!

1. Grilled Citrus and Grape Sangria

For this recipe, you will need 3 cups of stemmed, seedless red grapes, 2 oranges, cut crosswise into half-inch wheels, 2 lemons, cut crosswise into half-inch wheels, two 750 milliliter bottles of rosé, 8 ounces of simple syrup, 8 ounces of brandy, and ice.

To put it all together you start by putting the grapes in foil. Grill the grapes, lemons, and oranges over a fire for about six minutes and then let it cool. Taking a large pitcher, pour in the wine, simple syrup, and brandy and then add the grilled fruit. Stir these all together very well. Once the flavors have blended, put it in the fridge to cool. It’s ready and you can serve it over ice!

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5 Easy Pitcher Drinks For A Successful Memorial Day Party

2. Rosé Sangria with Cranberries and Apples

For the second of the easy pitcher drinks, you will need 1 cup of water, 1 cup of sugar, one-fourth of a teaspoon crushed red pepper, 1 large cinnamon stick, 4 allspice berries, 3 whole cloves, 1-star anise pod, 2 cups cranberries, 2 diced Granny Smith apples, one 750-milliliter bottle Spanish rosé, one third cup ruby port, one third cup Cointreau, one third cup cranberry juice, ice cubes.

Mix the water, sugar, crushed red pepper, cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and star anise in a medium-low heat saucepan and let simmer for about 15 minutes. Strain this into a bowl, add the cranberries and apples, and place in the refrigerator overnight. In a large pitcher, mix the rosé, port, Cointreau, cranberry juice, fruit, and 3/4 of a cup of spiced syrup. Refrigerate and serve over ice!

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3. Rum Punch

For this easy pitcher drink you will only need 80 mint leaves, torn or thinly sliced, 8 ounces light rum, 8 ounces aged rum, 8 ounces fresh orange juice, 8 ounces mango nectar or juice, 4 ounces pineapple juice, ice, and 8 pineapple wedges.

This might be the easiest of the recipes! Taking a pitcher, combine the mint leaves, the light and aged rum, orange juice, mango juice, and the pineapple juice and mix well. Let this refrigerate and then later serve over ice and add the pineapple wedges!

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5 Easy Pitcher Drinks For A Successful Memorial Day Party

4. Jasmine Spritzers

For the Jasmine Spritzers, you need one and a half cups Grand Marnier, half a cup of fresh lime juice, ice cubes, one and a half cups of orange vodka, three cups of chilled club soda, two drops of jasmine essential oil, half a cup of sugar, and one and a half cups warm water.

In a pitcher, stir the water and sugar together until the sugar is dissolved. Then gently stir in the jasmine essential oil and lime juice. In a separate pitcher, combine the vodka, Grand Marnier, and jasmine syrup. Add the ice and then stir until the glass frosts!

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5. Sparkling Pomegranate Punch

For our final punch, you will need two oranges, thinly sliced crosswise, one-fourth of a cup of pomegranate seeds, three-fourths of a cup of late-harvest white wine, ice cubes, two 750-milliliter bottles sparkling wine, three tablespoons of sugar, one cup diced fresh pineapple, and one cup pomegranate juice.

Stirring vigorously in a punch bowl, mix the sugar with the pomegranate juice until the sugar is dissolved. Add the sparkling wine and late-harvest white wine, and then add the orange slices, pineapple, and pomegranate seeds. Now, you can serve it over ice!

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5 Easy Pitcher Drinks For A Successful Memorial Day Party

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