Super Bowl XLIX is a mere one day away. With #deflategate, anti-media players, and all the commercials to watch, it seems as if folks are forgetting the most important thing about the game: drinking. Here’s a sampling of a few recipes to kick your viewing parties up a notch or two. No underflated drinks here!
Muddle cilantro in a mixing glass, then gently muddle jalapeño on top of cilantro, then add remaining ingredients into a mixing glass. Shake well for approximately 8-10 seconds. Double strain into a double old fashioned glass rimmed with paprika sea salt. Garnish with a cilantro leaf and/or pineapple slice.
1.5 oz. Ketel One Citroen
0.5 oz. fresh lime juice
0.25 oz. simple syrup
1 oz. pineapple juice
2 oz. ginger beer
0.25 oz. aromatic bitters
Combine first four ingredients in a mixing glass. Shake with ice and strain into a collins glass filled with ice. Top with ginger beer and a heavy float of bitters.
Combine all ingredients in a blender without ice. Blend and pour over fresh ice into a rocks glass prepared with a half salted rim. Garnish with a cucumber spear and lime wheel (optional).
Combine the Privateer Rum and Bloody Mary mix in a cold beer glass, add ice and top with beer. Garnish with a lime wedge, salt and pepper rim optional
½ oz. blackberry liqueur
2 oz. stout beer (chilled)
3 oz. Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut
Blackberries (for garnish)
Add ingredients directly to a champagne flute, beer first. Stir briefly.