Before cocktails became as popular as they are now, it was easy to entertain at parties. Some chilled beers, bottles of wine, and some wine openers and your party was ready. Maggie Hoffman’s new book, Batch Cocktails": Make-Ahead Pitcher Drinks for Every Occasion, makes creating craft cocktails for parties easier for everyone.
Not for the faint of liver, the Mississippi Punch is an amazingly smooth sipper with one hell of a kick. It is also typical of cocktails in the 19th century that were heavy on the liquor and lighter on the mixers. #100DaysOfCocktails celebrated a little on National Punch Day with a single serving powerhouse.