Crafting a cocktail with a mix of rum, vodka, gin, or tequila is a great way to get the party started, but it's time-consuming. So skip the last-minute bartending stress and fill a pitcher full of freshly squeezed juices, yummy fruits, and booze beforehand. It's the ticket to a full night of fun without filling your cup up with last-minute nonsense. All you have to do is make a large batch, and you get a glass on demand. Hooray! Here are a few of our favorite recipes, just in time for that upcoming happy hour, park day, or whatever else you have planned for the weekend.
— Additional reporting by Emily Bibb and Anna Monette Roberts