Make Big Batch Cocktails for a Stress Free Summer

With summer comes summer parties! Bill’s Package Store wants to make sure you’re a part of the parties by making big-batch cocktails ahead of time 

Don’t get stuck behind the bar making cocktails for your guests. Pre-make the cocktails and let your guests pour what they want. Here are a few tips from Bill’s Package Store.

Summer Cocktails

Prepare ahead of time

  • Plan ahead what you want to serve and do your grocery shopping a few days beforehand.
  • Pre-wash, slice and prepare garnishes
  • Mix all of the ingredients in the container and add ice before the guests arrive.
  • Don’t add anything bubbly, like club soda, tonic, or prosecco, until you’re ready to serve.

Begin with the liquor

  • This usually takes place at the end of making cocktails but for bigger batches, start with the liquor and then add the flavor mix-ins, such as bitters, citrus, herbs, or sweeteners.

Add the flavor

  • Don’t go crazy with the flavors and aromatics just because you’re making a big batch.
  • Add the same amount of flavors or only a smidge more to your batch cocktail, as too much can completely throw off the flavor.

Taste test

  • Just as you would add salt and pepper to your meal, taste the cocktail batch to see if it’s close to the original flavor of a single cocktail.

Spirit-forward cocktails

  • Cocktail recipes made with only booze will keep well in the fridge or freezer like

Sparkling or fizzy cocktails

  • Mix all ingredients in these cocktails together except for the sparkling wine, water, soda, or prosecco.
  • Add those ingredients right before serving so the drink can be fizzy as possible for your guests.

Here are some great recipes to try for your big batch cocktails for a stress-free party.

Just make sure you get your wine and spirits from the great selection at Bill’s Package Store.

At Bill’s Package Store, we offer superior quality, top-shelf brands of your favorite liquors and wine at the lowest prices in Clarksville, TN. Call (931) 647-5566 or visit us at 1651 Fort Campbell Blvd Clarksville, TN.