Whether you’re watching for the football, commercials, or Justin Timberlake’s sure to be killer performance, it’s no use throwing a Super Bowl Party without some super spirits to match. Check out a full selection of recipes from the likes of Ancho Reyes, Drambuie, Flor de Caña, Hudson Whiskey, Monkey Shoulder, Montelobos, Reyka Vodka, and Sailor Jerry – and be sure to check out Kona Brewing as your go-to beer.
Your guests will be doing their own touchdown dances with one of these cocktails in hand.
Ancho Verde Margarita
1 part Ancho Reyes Verde
1 part Milagro Silver Tequila
1 part fresh lime juice
1/3 part agave nectar
Add all ingredients to a shaker, add ice, and shake hard.
Strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass with half its rim salted.
Garnish with a lime wheel.
1 part Monkey Shoulder
3/4 part ginger syrup
3/4 part fresh lemon juice
Top with your favorite beer
Add all ingredients, other than the beer, to a shaker. Add ice and shake by hand. Strain into a glass and top with your favorite beer.
Ponche Primavera (PITCHER)
12 ½ parts Montelobos Mezcal
7 ½ parts Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur
5 parts lime juice
5 parts lemon juice
15 parts sweetened agua de Jamaica (Mexican hibiscus tea water, can be found in most supermarkets)
1 part Oleo Saccharum (an oil made from mixing citrus peels with sugar)
Combine all ingredients in a punch bowl and mix together.
To keep chilled, freeze a large ice block the night before by double boiling water and using a large casserole dish.
Add edible flowers to the water before it freezes (optional).
Let ice block rest in punch bowl throughout the gathering.
Garnish with cinnamon sticks, orange wheels, lemon wheels, and edible flowers.
Lightning On My Feet
1 ½ parts Reyka Vodka
2 parts pineapple juice
¾ part Solerno Blood Orange
½ part fresh lemon juice
Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker.
Shake and serve over crushed ice in Rocks glass.
Top with a couple dashes of bitters and garnish
Drambuie Timeout Twist
1 ¼ parts Drambuie
¾ part Hendrick’s Gin
½ part Lemon Juice
½ part Crème de Mure
2 tsp Cranberry –Orange Compote
1 tsp Plain Greek Yogurt
Garnish Skewered Cranberries & Lemon twist
Serve in Double rocks glass over pebble ice
Add all ingredients to a mixing tin with ice. Shake vigorously and double-strain over pebble ice.
Flor de Caña Manhattan Rush
2 parts Flor de Caña 7 rum
1 part sweet vermouth
1/6 parts maraschino liqueur
1 dash orange bitters
Method Add all ingredients to mixing glass filled with ice. Stir vigorously and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a cherry.
Hudson Safety Sour
1 ½ parts Hudson Single Malt
1 part apple cider
½ part fresh lemon juice
½ part simple syrup
Ginger beer to top
Build cocktail over ice in a tall Collins glass. Stir to combine. Garnish with thin apple slice and dusting of grated nutmeg.
Sailor Jerry Brings The Heat
1 ½ parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
¾ part homemade ginger syrup
½ part fresh lime juice
Add all ingredients to empty mixing glass then fill with ice.
Double strain into chilled cocktail glass and garnish with candied ginger.