Pre-mixed cocktails - easy way to pull off tiki drinks for a luau: Screwdriver (6 oz Orange Juice, 2 oz Vodka). Tiki Fruity Punch (3 oz Fruit punch,3 oz orange juice, 2 oz rum). Blue Lagoon (1.5 oz Blue Curaco, Lemonade, cherry). Half and Half (1/2 iced tea, 1/2 lemonade)
Citrus Sangria. 2 c Riesling wine, 2 c grapefruit juice, 1/2 c orange liquor, 2 c champagne, Fresh citrus slices such as lemons, oranges, grapefruit, clementine. Mix Riesling wine, grapefruit juice, orange liquor & citrus slices. Refrigerate for at least 2 hrs. Serve by mixing in champagne & stir. Pour sangria and garnish with fresh citrus slice and a sprig of mint.
Watermelon and Strawberry Lemonade- 8 cups cubed and seeded watermelon 1 cup strawberries, halved 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 1 cup white sugar 2 cups water (you may substitute Sprite or 7-up instead of water)
Christmas come early...pomegranate margaritas: 2 ounces Grand Marnier 1 1/2 ounces Tequila 2 ounces pomegranate juice 2 ounce lime juice 1 1/2 ounces simple syrup coarse salt for the rim lime + pomegranate arils for garnish