19/05/2015 8:21 PM AEST | Updated 08/02/2017 10:03 PM AEDT

17 Big-Batch Cocktails To Whip Up At Your Next Outdoor Party

Ooh, guys. It’s summer, our favorite season, one that encourages throwing parties outside, grilling food over fire and devising new tactics to hold onto sweaty cocktail glasses. We know you’ve felt the mercury rise over the last few days, and we’re here to offer some new inspirations for summer big-batch cocktails.

Each summer we fall totally in love with one particular drink that we make over and over. One year it was the Pucker Up; another year we only wanted to drink beer cocktails. Will this summer be the year of the caipirinha? The classic Mai-Tai? We’re not quite sure yet. We’ll be sure to let you know when we figure it out, as long as you tell us what your liquid refreshment will be this summer, too. Check out the cocktails below and see if you find a favorite.

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