Ditch The Sangria. Try These # Alcoholic Punches Instead.

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CHEERS! clink clink clink

Having a party? Punch is so much more fun than beer and offers an option for creativity. Quench your thirst this summer with one of these tasty punch treats but enjoy with caution: Punches can taste more like juice and before you know it, your three glasses of punch have turned into a need to call an Uber.

Never made punch before? Check out this post to learn some punch basics, tips, and tricks.

Blue Raspberry Cocktail Punch

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This will make you nostalgic for that blue raspberry candy that left your tongue and teeth blue as a kid.

Recipe here.

Cranberry Pineapple Punch

realhousemoms.com

This one's as delicious as it is pretty to look at. Plus it's a winner year round (good by the pool, good with Thanksgiving dinner...the options are endless).

Recipe here.

Boozy Sherbet Punch

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Or...as I call it...Unicorn Juice.

Recipe here

Sparking Raspberry Lemonade Punch

eat-drink-love.com

Raspberry lemonade for ~adults only~ (that's refreshing AF).

Recipe here.

Tropical Rum Punch

tipsybartender.com

This is literally a party in a cup.

Recipe here

Shark Bite Punch

drinkinginamerica.com

If you really want to please your guests, add little gummy sharks.

Recipe here

Mermaid Water

farmwifedrinks.com

Let your inner Ariel sing.

Recipe here

Punch Royale

punchdrink.com

Pinkies out when drinking this classic punch.

Recipe here

Strawberry Rosé Punch

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Nothing is fresher than strawberries + basil. And, as always, rosé for days.

Recipe here

Sparkling Grapefruit and Gin Punch

sugarandcharm.com

Gin and juice...and champagne. NOM.

Recipe here

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