Tailgate Cocktails for End of Summer

Tailgate Cocktails for End of Summer

It’s a bounty of new recipes, fit for the tailgate, from our sports-obsessed friends at Campari America. Check these out and let us know what you think!

Take Me Out To The Ballgame Cocktail
(The Peanuts & Cracker Jack Cocktail)
2 oz. Wild Turkey 101
1 oz. Frangelico
1 oz. Amaretto
.25 oz. squeezed lemon juice
1 pinch salt
4 oz. soda water
Handful of Cracker Jack, finely crushed

Rub half a lemon around the rim of a glass and place into crushed Cracker Jack to coat the rim. Combine Wild Turkey, Frangelico, Amaretto, lemon juice and salt in a shaker. Mix and strain into a glass with rocks and top with soda water.

Hail Bloody Mary
3 oz. tomato juice
1 1/2 oz. SKYY Vodka
1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
1/4 oz. horseradish
Dash of Worcestershire sauce
Dash of celery salt
A liberal dash of fresh ground pepper
Tabasco or other hot pepper sauce to taste

Combine the liquid and seasonings in a highball glass and mix well. Strain into another highball glass filled with large ice cubes. Garnish with super hot Fresno chilies and cool celery stick.

2 oz Cabo Blanco Tequila
1 oz Pacifico Beer
Fill with Lemon Lime Soda
Splash of freshly squeezed Lemon Juice

In the order above, add all ingredients to an ice-filled highball glass.  Stir and garnish with a Lemon Wheel.

Wild Honey Buck
Created by Tinika Green at Blue Smoke
1 ½ oz Wild Turkey American Honey
Dash of Angostura bitters
6 oz Ginger Beer

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Stir and pour over fresh ice.

Girlie NFL
1 oz. of X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
1 oz. of Pineapple Juice
3 oz. Woodchuck Cider

Combine ingredients in a Collins glass. Garnish with a lemon wheel.

SKYY Team Tea
1 ¼ oz. SKYY Infusions Coconut
¾ oz. SKYY Infusions Pineapple
1 oz. Unsweetened tea
½ oz. Lemon juice
Splash soda water

Mix all ingredients over ice in a highball glass.

Christopher Null is the founder and editor in chief of Drinkhacker. A veteran writer and journalist, he also operates Null Media, a bespoke content creation company.

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