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It's monster mash-planning time, but don't let your to-do list scare you.
Oh, and did we mention the killer punch recipes?
Five Tricks for Throwing a Halloween Cocktail Party: Nate Howell
1. Be prepared and know what you want to make
2. Don’t overthink it, but be unique
3. Punches for the masses
4. Wide variety is key
5. Have fun and enjoy it
Witches' Brew Recipes
Werewolves of London
In a large punch bowl, muddle the skin of 4 lemons and 4 limes with 4 cups of sugar. Cover and let the paste sit for 4-6 hours until a true paste forms. Add the 3 bottles of chile-infused gin. Add ice to fill bowl and garnish with lemon and lime slices. Stir and enjoy.
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