HGTV Happy Hour: Try This Refreshing Pineapple Hibiscus Punch for Summer Parties

Combine fruity, flowery and spicy notes for a refreshing summer cocktail with a kick.

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When you host at-home cookouts or impromptu pool parties, don't you want to be in the pool, lounging and sipping those Insta-worthy cocktails just as much as your guests? Yes, ma'am. You can big-batch your cocktails and add pretty, individual garnishes. Here's a make-ahead punch you can pull together the morning of your party in no time. Take a look:

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Let this boozy adult punch transport you to your happy place.

Hibiscus tea, pineapple juice, rum and ginger simple syrup are the perfect mix of sweet, spicy and refreshing.

We coordinate our nails to our cocktail garnishes here.

Photo by: Jason Kisner ©Copyright Scripps Networks, 2016

Jason Kisner, Copyright Scripps Networks, 2016

We coordinate our nails to our cocktail garnishes here.

Not in love with cilantro? You can totally leave it out. But it's fresh, herby taste tastes especially yummy in this drink, so I froze it in the ice cubes, too! Fresh pineapple chunks on top add color and a nice, sweet bite while sipping.

Photo by: Jason Kisner ©Copyright Scripps Networks, 2016

Jason Kisner, Copyright Scripps Networks, 2016

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Texican Tailgate Cocoa Freeze

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A Very Berry Brazilian

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The Bloody Clam

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