Between travel days, weather delays, and the impending doom of sitting at a table full of family members, you could use a cocktail—or an entire punchbowl.
So we turned to Mike Shain, mixologist at Blue Smoke in New York City, for the perfect party punch recipe. His Noble Ruby punch is not too sweet, not too boozy, and features a dash of citrusy brightness. “The holiday season is upon us, and so are pomegranates,” he says. “The beauty of making cocktails and punches is using what makes sense based on the season.”