Didn’t score tickets to watch the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas? Here’s what to make to score a touchdown with you guests – whether they actually care about the big game or are just there for the food, funny commercials and the Lady Gaga halftime show.
Directions: Combine ingredients in a mixing tin or pint glass and “roll” the drink by pouring it back and forth between the two. Strain onto fresh ice in a collins glass. If you like, rim the glass with kosher salt or a specially spiced rim of your choosing. Garnish with a lemon wedge and celery stalk.
*Bloody Mary Mix:
Directions: Add all ingredients into shaker and mix.
Directions: Build over ice, stir gently and serve.
Mula de New England:
Directions: Add all ingredients except ginger beer into shaker. Shake and double strain into iced Collins glass. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with cilantro.
Directions: Combine all ingredients into a shaker and shake. Strain into wine glass, add ice and garnish with fresh mango or pineapple and mint.
Grilled Grapefruit Paloma:
Directions: Combine all ingredients except grapefruit beer in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain the mixture into a highball glass filled with ice and top with grapefruit beer. Garnish with a grilled grapefruit slice.
*Ginger Sage Syrup:
Directions: Combine equal parts sugar and water with 1 ginger slice and 4 sage sprigs and bring to a boil to create ginger sage syrup. Allow the mixture to cool.
Falcon Vodka Lemonade:
Directions: In a blender, puree the watermelon and lemon juice, strain through a sieve into a drink pitcher. Add mint, vodka, and Sparkling Ice Essence of Lemon Lime – then stir. Serve over ice and garnish with fresh mint.
Directions: Add all ingredients into rimmed pint glass. Add large ice block. Top off with Mexican Beer.