Super Bowl Sunday is almost here! Who are you rooting to win? Whether you are rooting for the Los Angeles Rams or New England Patriots, don’t forget to take the edge off with some winning game-day cocktail recipes.

Los Angeles Rams Color Coordinated Cocktail Recipes

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Colibri Boilermaker

Novo Fogo Colibri

  • Pairs nicely with your favorite pale ale beer

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Woodford Reserve Orange Mule

  • Woodford Reserve Orange Mule
  • 2oz. Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select
  • 1oz. Gents Mule Cocktail Mix
  • 5-6 dashes of WR Orange Bitters
  • Ale-8One Ginger Ale
  • Orange and lime wedge
  • Orange and Lime twist

Method: Fill a mule mug with ice, Pour Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select, Gents Mule Mix and bitters over ice. Fill with Ale-8-One Ginger Ale. Squeeze Over and drop in both the orange and lime wedges. Rim the glass with both orange and lime twists, then hang both twists on the rim of the glass. ENJOY!

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Blueberry Caipirinha

  • 2 oz Novo Fogo Silver Cachaça
  • 4-5 blueberries
  • half of a lime
  • 0.5 tablespoon fine sugar

Method:

Slice the lime in half and discard the pith. Cut into slices and drop into your glass. Cover with fine sugar and muddle to extract the juice from the flesh and the oils from the peel. Add the blueberries and give ‘em a muddle, too. Add cachaça and ice, and give it a shake. Try adding various fruits or herbs when in season: berries, blood oranges, kumquats, basil, and mint all have their own flavor profiles

New England Patriots Color Coordinated Cocktail Recipes

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Deep Cranberry Bliss

  • 1.5 oz. Deep Eddy Cranberry Vodka
  • .75 oz. ginger syrup*
  • .75 oz. Tait Farms spiced apple shrub
  • ½ oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1 dash of apple bitters

Method: Shake and strain into a highball glass. Top with a splash of club soda and garnish with dried cranberries and a lime wedge.

*Peel and mince ½ pound ginger. Add ginger to 8 cups water and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer 20 minutes. Strain and discard ginger. Add 8 cups sugar, stirring to dissolve.

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Blended Blarney

  • 1.5 oz. Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur
  • 1.75 oz. Koskenkorva Vodka
  • .5 oz. Honey Water
  • 5-6 Slices of Banana
  • Pinch of Pink Sea Salt
  • Ice

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  • 2 ounces Corralejo Reposado
  • 1-ounce pineapple juice
  • 1-ounce lime juice
  • ½ ounce agave syrup
  • 5 fresh blackberries
  • Salt (for rim)

Method:

  1. Salt the rim of your glass
  2. Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice
  3. Shake hard to chill and combine ingredients
  4. Strain into your glass over fresh ice
  5. Garnish & Enjoy!

GENERAL GAME-DAY COCKTAIL RECIPES

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Capri Sun-day (perfect for tailgating)

  • 1 oz. Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka
  • .5 oz. Aperol
  • Lime
  • 1 dash grapefruit Juice

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Cure Light Wounds (Created by Austin Hartman at Montana’s Trail House)

  • 2oz. Fernet-Branca
  • 1 oz. Rye
  • .5 oz. smoked maple syrup
  • 1 oz. Ginger beer
  • Orange oils

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Rock & Rye Shandy

  • 2 oz. Slow & Low
  • .75 oz. Lemon Juice
  • .25 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 4 dashes Orange Bitters

Method: Shake with ice and strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Top with white ale Garnish with expressed orange peel.

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That’s The Spirit

  • 1 oz. Crystal Head Vodka
  • ½ oz. premium melon liqueur
  • 3-4 fresh mint leaves
  • ¼ oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 ½ oz. fresh pineapple juice

Method: Muddle mint leaves and Crystal Head in a shaker. Add ice and remaining ingredients then shake well. Strain and pour into a cocktail glass.

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SWEET VICTORY

Created by Nick Fogel, Beverage Director, The Late Late Bar & Spirit Grocer

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz Proper No. 12
  • .75 oz Lillet Blanc
  • .75 oz Lavender Syrup
  • Top with Sparkling Wine
  • Garnish Lavender Branch
  • Lavender Syrup
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 cups White Sugar
  • 3 Lemon Twists
  • 3 tsp Loose Cooking Lavender

Directions:

Combine in a saucepan and simmer for 10 min. Allow to cool then strain into a glass bottle.