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Game Day Cocktails for the Super Bowl

Jan-15-2018

Game Day Cocktails for the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is just a few weeks away! Spice up your watching party with these unique cocktail recipes that are great for any game day! 

 

Bloody Maryland

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups tomato juice
  • 12 oz. vodka (two shots per drink)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1.5 T. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 T. fresh horseradish
  • 4 t. Old Bay seasoning
  • 2 t. hot sauce
  • 1/2 t. pepper

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a pitcher and refrigerate at least one hour.
  2. When ready to serve, rim four glasses with Old Bay, and fill halfway with ice.
  3. Divide mix evenly between four glasses.
  4. Enjoy!

 

Big Game Michelada

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup of Salt
  • 3 tbsp of chili powder
  • 4 bottle of beer
  • limes
  • tabasco sauce
  • worcestershire sauce

Directions:

  1. Combine the salt and chili powder in a small bowl and transfer to a flat plate.
  2. Cut 4 limes into wedges. Rub a lime wedge around the rim of each beer mug and dip it into the chili-salt to coat the rim.
  3. Squeeze the juice of 4 lime wedges into each mug.
  4. Add a lime wedge to the mug and fill with ice.
  5. Add 1 bottle of beer, a dash of hot sauce and a dash of Worcestershire sauce and serve immediately.
  6. Enjoy!

 

Beergartitas

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups ice
  • 1 can frozen limeade concentrate
  • 3/4 cup tequila (more or less depending on how strong you want it)
  • 3/4 cup beer
  • 1 lime for rimming and garnish
  • Course salt

Directions:

  1. Add the ice, limeade concentrate, tequila and beer into the blender.  
  2. Blend until completely smooth.
  3. Cut a lime into wedges and use a wedge all the way around the rim of your glass.  
  4. Dip in salt.  
  5. Pour Beergarita in and enjoy!
  6. If you are making these ahead of time for a party (or to just have on hand just in case), secure the lid and pop them in the freezer.  The tequila will keep them the perfect consistency.

 

Blood Orange French 75

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ ounces gin
  • 1 small blood orange (about the size of a lemon), juiced
  • ½ small lemon, juiced
  • Agave nectar or sweet and syrup (optional), to taste
  • 3 ounces Champagne or sparkling wine
  • Ice

Directions:

  1. Fill a Champagne flute or comparably sized glass less than halfway with crushed ice (optional).
  2. Fill a small cocktail shaker with ice.
  3. Pour in the gin and the blood orange and lemon juice.
  4. Shake well.
  5. Taste and add agave nectar or simple syrup if necessary, to taste.
  6. Strain the gin mixture into the glass.
  7. Top with Champagne.
  8. Garnish with a blood orange twist.
  9. Enjoy!

 

The Bermuda Triangle

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Gold Rum
  • 2 oz Unsweetened Cranberry Juice
  • 1 oz Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
  • 1 dash Angostura Bitters

Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients to a mixing glass and stir together without ice.
  2. Pour into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice and stir gently.
  3. Garnish with an orange wheel.
  4. Enjoy!

 

Whiskey Milk Punch

Ingredients:

  • 2 shots Canadian whisky
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons 18% cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 4-5 ice cubes, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Mix all the ingredients together.
  2. Serve and top with freshly grated nutmeg.
  3. Enjoy!

 

Winter Tea Julep

Ingredients:

  • 3 oz. bourbon
  • 1 1/2 oz. brown sugar syrup (recipe below)
  • 10 oz. boiling water
  • 2 peppermint tea bags (or 2 t loose peppermint tea)
    • Brown Sugar Syrup:
      • 1/4 C brown sugar
      • 1/4 C water

Directions:

  1. Simply bring water and brown sugar to a boil in a heavy sauce pan over high heat.
  2. Once the mixture starts to boil, lower heat to a simmer and let cook for about 7 minutes.
  3. Remove syrup to separate container and let cool.
  4. Constructing the rest of the drink is easy. For the two drinks, bring 10 ounces of water to a boil and brew peppermint tea.
  5. I poured the boiling water directly into two glasses and used a peppermint teabag in each. You could also use loose tea. Seep tea for about 4 minutes and remove teabag or infuser.
  6. Pour 3/4 oz. of brown sugar simple syrup into each glass and 1 1/2 oz. bourbon in each.
  7. And obviously a mint garnish.
  8. Enjoy!

 

Pomegranate Cranberry Sangria

Ingredients:

  • 1 (750 ml) bottle red wine
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • ? cup brandy
  • 1 pear, chopped
  • 1 apple, chopped
  • 1 small orange, sliced
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 (12 ounce) can ginger ale

Directions:

  1. In a large pitcher, add the red wine, pomegranate juice, cranberry juice, orange juice, and brandy.
  2. Mix to combine.
  3. Add in the chopped pears and apples, orange slices and cinnamon sticks.
  4. Pour in the ginger ale.
  5. Mix to combine.
  6. Place the pitcher in the refrigerator for at least several hours.
  7. Pour into glasses to serve.
  8. Enjoy!

 

Tequila Oasis

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces tequila
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec
  • ice

Directions:

  1. Shake ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Strain into an ice-filled glass.
  3. Garnish with a lime twist.
  4. Enjoy!

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