Congrats to the Denver Broncos
and Seattle Seahawks
for making it to Super Bowl
XLVIII. If you don't have tickets to the big game between Peyton Manning
and Russell Wilson
at Metlife Stadium
, here are six touchdown worthy cocktails to serve while watching the battle for the Lombardi
1. Blitz Bowl:
Make a big batch of this punch (which serves 20) to make sure you don't miss any big drives.
• 750 ml Sobieski
• 20 oz. Cranberry Juice
• 8 oz. Lemonade
• Fresh Strawberry slices
• Fresh Blueberries
• Fresh Raspberries
• Lemon slices
Add all ingredients in a punch bowl, stir and serve.
2. Basil Hayden's End Zone:
Another great Super Bowl bash option, this bourbon and beer based punch serves 12.
• 12 parts Basil Hayden's Bourbon
• 36 parts Light Beer
• 12 parts Frozen Lemonade concentrate
• 12 Lemon Wedges
Mix all ingredients in a pitcher. Pour into a highball glass over ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge.
The Blitz Bowl. (Courtesy Photo)/p>
3. Slim Chillers Skinny Freezer Martinis:
Women at Super Bowl XLVIII
parties will love these low-cal vodka freeze pops which come in Cosmopolitan, Watermelon Lemonade, Appletini and Lemon Drop.
• 1 Slim Chillers
• 1 oz. Vodka (optional)
Choose your favorite flavor and squeeze into martini glass. Add 1 oz. vodka if desired.
4. Bronco Bloody Maria: NFL
fans know what a great arm Peyton Manning has, so here's to the legendary Quarterback's record-breaking season.
• 1.5 parts Avión Silver
• 4 parts Tomato Juice
• 2 tsp. Horseradish
• 1/2 part Worcestershire Sauce
• 2 Dashes Hot Sauce
• Squeeze Lemon
• Squeeze Lime
• Salt and Pepper
Combine ingredients in a Collins glass with ice, and stir. Do not shake. Garnish as desired.
Slim Chillers Skinny Freezer Martinis. (Courtesy Photo)
5. Spiced Seahawk:
The scrappy Russell Wilson will certainly add some spice to Super Bowl QB scrambles.
• 2 parts Jägermeister
• 1/2 part Apple Brandy
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Stir well and strain into the chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.
6. Half Time Honey:
This "Treasure" of a drink is in honor of halftime performer Bruno Mars
• 1.5 parts Bärenjäger
Honey and Tea
• 1 part Rye Whiskey
• 1/4 part Simple Syrup
• 10 Mint Leaves
• 3 thin Lemon Wedges
Combine all the ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake well and strain into the rocks glass over fresh ice cubes or crushed ice. Garnish with a mint sprig and a lemon wedge.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com