Batch Cocktail

A hip, accessible guide to batch cocktail-making for entertaining, with 65 recipes that can be made hours—or weeks—ahead of time so that hosts and hostesses have one less thing to worry about as the doorbell rings.

Recipes such as Tongue in Cheek (gin, Meyer lemon, thyme, Cocchi Rosa), Friendly Fires (mezcal, chile vodka, watermelon, lime), Birds & Bees Punch (rum, cucumber, green tea, lemon), and even alcohol-free options are organized by flavor profile—herbal, boozy, bitter, fruity and tart, and so on—to make choosing and whipping up a perfect pitcher of cocktails a total breeze.