Creative Cocktails for Super Bowl XLVIII
Super Bowl XLVIII was in 2014! The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks battled it out in a fight to win the coveted football title of Super Bowl Champion and Seattle won! Many people host great parties for this sporting event including delicious food and fun drinks for everyone in attendance. If you want to take the party one step further, why not make these great Super Bowl themed drinks?
The ‘Orange Crush’
Die-hard Broncos fans will remember the Denver ‘Orange Crush’ and this cocktail will bring back some fond memories.
• 2 oz. vodka
• 1 oz. triple sec orange liqueur
• 2-3 oz. orange juice
• orange slice for garnish
Start by combining vodka, triple sec and orange juice in a cocktail shaker with ice the shake well and strain liquid into a chilled glass with ice. Then garnish with an orange and serve. Want to call an audible? Try using orange flavored vodka or adding a splash of orange soda on top.
There is nothing better than enjoying a cocktail named after the favorite team’s mascot that incorporates all the team’s colors.
• 2 parts of vodka
• 4 parts of orange soda
• 0.5 part of Blue Curacao liqueur
Fill a glass with ice and add vodka and orange soda and stir. Then, add Blue Curacao liqueur without stirring and watch the drink become multi-colored.
The “Seattle Slammer”
If the group is rooting for the Seahawks this Super Bowl Sunday, why not make the perfect blue and green drink?
• 1 ¼ oz. pear flavored vodka
• 1/2 oz. Blue Curacao liqueur
• 1 splash sour mix
• 2 crushed lime pieces
Start by crushing two lime wedges into the bottom of the glass. Then, combine vodka, Blue Curacao and sour mix with ice and shake. Strain into a chilled glass over ice and garnish with a lime wedge.
“Seahawk’s Spiked Coffee”
Have tickets to the game and planning on tailgating? It is going to be cold! Warm up with this deliciously Seattle inspired cocktail.
• 8 oz. fresh brewed coffee
• 2 oz. coffee liqueur
• 1 oz. bourbon
Brew a fresh pot of any type of coffee. Then, simply add coffee liqueur and bourbon, stirring gently. A warm pick me up before game time!
The Super Bowl is an exciting event that sports fans look forward to every year. Let’s make this year’s Super Bowl Party even more special with great team-themed cocktails!