Batch Cocktails by Maggie Hoffman

Maggie Hoffman is the queen of cocktails. Between her debut book The One-Bottle Cocktail (review) and her latest Batch Cocktails: Make-Ahead Pitcher Drinks for Every Occasion, Maggie has our libation needs covered.
  Entertaining is less stressful when we know the bar is covered. Many lifestyle gurus and celebrity chefs have recommended that providing a signature cocktail is the way to go to take the pressure off the drinks department. A pitcher of cocktails, a couple bottles of wine and bubbly water for the non-alcoholic folks and you can enjoy your party along with your guests. Batch Cocktails offers 65 delicious and creative cocktails that you don’t have to stir or shake to order; rather, they are designed to stay fresh when made ahead and served out of a pitcher. 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. Our  takes you inside this title and features the following   

Thanks to Ten Speed Press for providing us with the materials for our EYBDigital preview above as well as offering three copies of this title in our giveaway below.  

The publisher is offering three copies of this book to EYB Members in the US. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

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  • AlexH  on  April 30, 2019

    The ”Improved Blood Orange Punch”! Sounds delicious!

  • riley  on  April 30, 2019

    Clove=mint lemonade

  • popoff  on  April 30, 2019

    Rosemary gin

  • cora429  on  April 30, 2019

    Improved blood orange punch

  • Nhcookingdiva  on  April 30, 2019

    Improved Blood Orange Punch looks soooo good!!!

  • allthatsleftarethecrumbs  on  May 1, 2019

    Sunrise at Koko Head.

  • kmn4  on  May 1, 2019

    Tenochtitlan [Pilar Vree]

  • sarahawker  on  May 1, 2019


  • JenjiRM  on  May 1, 2019

    Hibiscus-bell pepper syrup!

  • JoelleStr  on  May 2, 2019

    Sandy bottoms. A drink with watermelon sounds amazing for a hot summer day!

  • jenmatt  on  May 3, 2019

    Thai chile syrup

  • ella1912  on  May 4, 2019

    blood orange punch

  • jezpurr  on  May 5, 2019

    Agony and ecstasy!!!^_^

  • dtremit  on  May 5, 2019

    Cocchi Americano Rosa and grapefruit sounds like it would be refreshing for summer!

  • Mariarosa  on  May 5, 2019

    Tongue in cheek sounds good!

  • Dannausc  on  May 6, 2019

    The blaylock

  • ktcupcake  on  May 7, 2019

    St. Germain, Aperol, and beer

  • Shelley.b  on  May 11, 2019

    Blood orange punch

  • leilx  on  May 15, 2019

    Grayscale or cynar scotch

  • debbiehb  on  May 18, 2019

    Rosemary gin

  • EmilyR  on  May 23, 2019

    St. Germain, Aperol and beer

  • Amandaspamanda  on  May 31, 2019

    the "The host's punch" sounds sooo good! I love gin!

  • Scotsman61  on  June 4, 2019

    Thai chile syrup

  • Uhmandanicole  on  June 9, 2019

    lace and fancy things

  • jbaugher  on  June 14, 2019

    Ratterwick Punch

  • herby  on  June 14, 2019

    Definitely The Invitation!

  • LeMinou  on  June 14, 2019

    Blood Orange Punch

  • jennifersbrown  on  June 15, 2019

    I like just about anything with bourbon, but the Bone Machine sounds amazing!

  • mrscahughes  on  June 15, 2019

    This is perfect for me since I'm the only drinker in my household.

  • NaomiH  on  June 18, 2019

    Greyscale [Anna Moss]

  • mishmash1  on  June 21, 2019

    looks great

  • Aminata95  on  June 22, 2019

    blood orange punch

  • RickPearson54  on  June 22, 2019

    rosemary gin

  • banba1  on  June 29, 2019

    Cocchi Americano Rosa and grapefruit

  • edyenicole  on  June 30, 2019

    rosemary gin

  • RSW  on  June 30, 2019

    Blackberry-mint syrup

  • ltsuk  on  July 2, 2019

    The birds and the bees punch

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