If you’re hosting a party and need a hand with a bunch of refreshing drinks for your guests, our list of the Top 5 Best Drinks for a House Party for Adults will be sure to fill you with inspirational alcoholic ideas. 

We have everything from refreshing traditional classic cocktails to pitchers of punches that pack some serious power. Each choice listed below is easily made into a large batch and can be topped up in no time. So whatever you decide to supply your thirsty guests with, we believe each recipe should require as little maintenance as possible, leaving you to enjoy the event as much as possible.

Get involved at your next event by supplying superior beverages in batches saving yourself time and money. 

Let’s start with a classic cocktail that suits just about anyone in any setting with its universally loved flavors and refreshing spirit.


Classic Mojito

This rum-filled recipe explains how to turn an ultimate classic into a pitcher perfect for parties. Firstly, you will need:
  • 6 limes, plus 1 lime sliced, to serve
  • 6 limes, plus 1 lime sliced, to serve
  • 4 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 5 Fresh mint sprigs
  • Crushed and cubed Ice
  • 350ml white Rum
  • 600ml sparkling water
  • Prepare the mixture, preferably an hour before the party.
  • Start by boiling the water and sugar.
  • Stir constantly until sugar fully dissolves.
  • Take off heat.
  • Add washed and clean mint.
  • Leave mint in for 15 minutes.
  • Strain mint and refrigerate the liquid.
  • Take a large pitcher and fill it 3/4 with, add ice
  • Add your desired amount of rum and the lime mixture
  • Serve in glasses garnished with mint sprig and lime wedge.
Top tip: clap the mint in the palms of your hands to release the oils before putting it in the Mojito.

Piña Colada

Fresh, ice-cold, refreshing tropical vibes come to mind when ordering this universally adored recipe. With or without alcohol this classic has stood the test of time, typically accompanied by its novelty umbrella.

  • 200ml freshly pressed pineapple juice
  • 500ml of Malibu rum or El Dorado 3-Year Rum
  • 50ml cup Cream of Coconut
  • 50ml lime juice
  • Whipped cream for garnish optional
  • Cherries for garnish (optional)
  1. Stir together all the mixture together well in a large pitcher or punch bowl
  2. Add 1 cup of this mixture to 2 cups of crushed ice and blend
  3. Add ice, a little at a time, until you like the consistency.
Top Tip: Buy a real pineapple or coconut and core it out.  Freeze the pineapple to serve the punch in or coconut shells to use as cups for your drinks!


For a more sophisticated citrus taste, you must try this recipe. Born in the 1860s at Caffe Camparino in Milan, Italy, the Negroni comprises a blend of sweet vermouth, bitters, and gin. To make a liter of this terrific beverage, you will need:

  • 250ml Gin
  • 250ml sweet vermouth
  • 250ml Campari
  • 250ml water
  • Serve on the rocks and garnish with an orange slice.
Top Tip: Pour full mixture into a bottle and chill overnight for maximum flavor.

Jungle Juice Punch

The term “jungle juice” is used to describe a concoction made at any typical college party, with variations of recipes all over the internet. This classic punch is cheap, easy to make and seriously sweet. Its bright flavors hide its high alcohol content, and it literally requires a few minutes to create a huge amount.

  • 375 ml Jack Daniel’s Whiskey
  • 200ml  Lemonade
  • 125ml  Lemon Juice
  • 250ml  Red Wine
  • 200ml  Seltzer
  • 2 Lemons, sliced into wheels
  • Mint Leaves
  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large container or bowl
Top Tip: Freeze pieces of fruit beforehand and add them to the mixture


The last drink on our list is a little different. Rather than just a list of recipes, we stumbled upon a fantastic new drinking concept that we feel could change the party scene forever. Generally speaking, if you want great cocktails but don’t want the hassle of preparation and maintenance. With this in mind, we have found an amazing alternative to cater for your entire crew.


SUNiCE is an alcoholic, ready-made real fruit cocktail packaged in a trendy, portable pouch, which makes them a fantastic choice for your next party punch.

Supplied in four tropical, funky flavors such as Passion Tiki Eclipse, Triple Tropic Twist, Mango Lychee Punch, and a mouthwatering Watermelon Margarita Smash. They are a smart, convenient set of fruit-filled alcoholic punches available in multipacks of either six or twelve.

In addition, their innovative pouches are freezable, which keeps them cooler for longer. Or you can pour ice directly into the pouch at the time of consumption. Each one is a bubble-free, booze-filled beverage that packs a serious punch.

Not only are these thirst-quenching 5% cocktails low in calories, but they are also all Gluten-free, opening up a window of opportunity for many Gluten-free drinkers.


Spend Less time prepping, more time partying!

The concept behind SUNiCE is that people with punches party harder, this drink allowing them to enjoy the event rather than worrying about maintaining drink ratios. Each pouch is light, compact and easily recycled, making it easier to store, freeze and dispose of afterwards. This helps the industry move away from hazardous packaging materials. Therefore, moving towards a more sustainable future for the environment.

SUNiCE hits a home run in the alcohol industry. Ticking all the boxes, party people require, catering for just about any crowd. We believe that its awesome flavors and its convenience is well worth looking into for your next house party.

Top 5 Best Drinks for a House Party for Adults

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