10 of Our Most Popular Pitcher Cocktails of 2017

updated May 25, 2023
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This year we fell hard for the ease of the pitcher cocktail. While shaking up individual drinks is all well and good, when there’s a thirsty crowd to entertain, a pour-what-you-wish situation always seems like the best answer.

Here are our 10 best big-batch drinks from the year.

Popular Pitcher Cocktails

1 / 10
Spiked Strawberry Lemonade
An easy recipe for strawberry lemonade spiked with white rum and made in a pitcher.
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2 / 10
Cucumber Gin & Tonic Pitcher Cocktail
An easy pitcher gin and tonic recipe with muddled cucumbers.
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3 / 10
Pitcher Cocktail Recipe: Spicy Pineapple Vodka Punch
A quick, 3-ingredient recipe a vodka cocktail with pineapple juice and jalapeño.
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4 / 10
Bridal Shower Sangria
A quick and easy sparkling sangria fit for a celebratory bridal shower.
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5 / 10
Cranberry Pitcher Margaritas
A quick four-ingredient recipe for pitcher margaritas flavored with cranberry juice, perfect for the Thanksgiving season.
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6 / 10
Strawberry Mojito Pitcher
A recipe for a refreshing pitcher of strawberry mojitos, perfect for your summer barbecue or potluck.
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7 / 10
Watermelon Prosecco Punch
An easy recipe for a refreshing Prosecco punch with watermelon and mint.
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8 / 10
Sparkling Raspberry Ginger Beer
A recipe for an easy pitcher cocktail made with bourbon, ginger beer, and raspberries.
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9 / 10
Black Magic Sangria
An easy recipe for a pitcher of Halloween-inspired sangria, made with red wine and fruits like blackberries and black plums.
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10 / 10
Sparkling Strawberry Cucumber Sangria
A recipe for a fruit and cucumber prosecco sangria made in a pitcher.
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