Celebrate the Big Game with these Super Bowl Cocktail Recipes

Russian Standard’s ready-to-drink Moscow Mule makes game-time cocktails easy. (©Russian Standard)

By Jennifer McKee

Got everything on hand for the big game? Better check your shopping list twice after consulting our cocktail lineup. Whether you’re a fan or sweet or salty, classic or creative, we’ve got great drinks for every game room.

Take the hassle out of game-time cocktails with a premium, bartender-quality canned cocktail: Russian Standard’s Moscow Mule. No need to worry about having all the ingredients on hand or missing a play when someone wants a drink—just put it in your cooler or the fridge and there’s no fuss.

If you love playing bartender and making your own cocktails, we’ve got plenty of great options. Whiskeysmith’s range of flavored American whiskeys make it easy to create fun, creative cocktails, thanks to its “more flavor, less labor” concept.

Whiskeysmith’s Cinnamon Toast Shooter (©Whiskeysmith)

Cinnamon Toast Shooter

1 part Whiskeysmith Salted Caramel
1 part Nooku Bourbon Cream (or bourbon cream of your choice)
1 part cinnamon flavored liqueur

Rim a shot glass with cinnamon sugar. Add all ingredients and enjoy!

Whiskeysmith’s Mama Loves Me Best—a Smoked Colada Highball (©Whiskeysmith)

Mama Loves Me Best—a Smoked Colada Highball 

1.5 oz. Whiskeysmith Pineapple
0.5 oz. coconut rum
0.25 oz. mezcal
0.75 oz. fresh blood orange juice
0.5 oz. lime juice
Ginger ale to top
Garnish: dried pineapple, pineapple spear, blood orange

Combine all ingredients in a highball glass. Stir, add ice and top off with a quality ginger ale. Garnish with dried pineapple, pineapple spear and blood orange slice.

Disaronno’s Velvet Godfather (©Disaronno)

Disaronno has also created a delicious whiskey cocktail that pairs nicely with its velvet cream liqueur.

Velvet Godfather

2 oz. Disaronno Velvet Cream Liqueur
2 oz. The Busker Triple Cask Triple Smooth Irish Whiskey
2 bar spoons of apricot jam

Shake all ingredients well with ice and double strain into a chilled rocks glass.

A classic whiskey cocktail, the old fashioned, is the focus of Crown Royal’s celebratory drink. It uses the brand’s most exceptional whiskey, aged for 18 years, in a process that brings out a more rich and smooth flavor profile.

Crown Royal Aged 18 Years Old Fashioned (©Crown Royal)

Crown Royal Aged 18 Years Old Fashioned

1 oz. Crown Royal Aged 18 Years Old Fashioned
0.25 oz simple syrup
1-3 dashes bitters

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice and garnish with orange twist.

Sun Outdoors San Diego Bay has stirred up some great cocktails to knock back while rooting on your favorite team. We love the 1st & Goal and the Hail Bloody Mary.

The 1st & Goal (©Sun Outdoors San Diego Bay)

The 1st & Goal

This cocktail is as sweet as the touchdown about to happen! Build in a bucket glass:

2 oz. each of Malibu
cranberry juice 
pineapple juice (do not shake)

Garnish with a pineapple wedge.

Bloody Hail Mary (©Sun Outdoors San Diego Bay)

Bloody Hail Mary 

2 oz. Svedka vodka 
ribeye bloody Mary mix
splash of habanero bloody Mary mix
add ice and stir

Garnish with celery salt mixture rim, celery stock, lime wheel, olive skewer and piece of bacon.

Another Bloody Mary we love is the Hail Mary Michelada, Courtesy Graton Resort & Casino.

Hail Mary Michelada (courtesy Graton Resort & Casino)

Rim a pint glass with chili mix (see below on how to make your own). Add 0.5 oz. fresh lime juice, 2 dashes of tabasco (depending on the heat level you want) and a tsp. of chili mix (you can use Tejin if you have it, or make your own chili mix by mixing a mild chili powder with coarse salt 1 part each, and celery salt). Add 0.5 oz. olive juice, a splash of Worcestershire sauce and 2-3 oz. of tomato juice. Tilt your glass and slowly add in the beer—we use Golden Road Mango Cart Wheat Ale in ours. Garnish with a chili-coated orange slice and lime wedge and enjoy!

Smirnoff is the official vodka brand of the NFL. Fans of spicy should try the Tamarita Mule, while those who love sweet cocktails will be all over the Fumble-Tini.

Smirnoff’s Fumble-Tini (©Smirnoff)

Fumble-Tini

1.5 oz. Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka
0.75 oz. pineapple juice
0.75 oz. lime juice
0.75 oz. hibiscus-cranberry

Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well for about 30 seconds and pour into martini glass. Garnish with dehydrated pineapple wheel and dried hibiscus flower.

Smirnoff’s Tamarita Mule (©Smirnoff)

Tamarita Mule (Spicy Tamarind)

1.5 oz. Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind Vodka
0.75 oz. ginger syrup
0.5 oz. lemon juice
1 bar spoon barbecue chipotle

Combine Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind Vodka, ginger syrup, lemon juice and splash of barbecue chipotle sauce in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well for about 30 seconds. Pour onto ice in a copper mug and garnish with chamoy straw. 

You’ll also get a kick of deliciousness with BACARDÍ Spiced & Ginger; groups can delight in the BACARDI Rum Punch cocktail that serves six people.

BACARDÍ Spiced & Ginger (©BACARDÍ)

BACARDÍ Spiced & Ginger

1.5 oz. BACARDÍ Spiced Rum
3 oz. ginger ale
Lime wedge for garnish

Fill a highball glass with cubed ice. Pour in BACARDÍ Spiced rum, followed by ginger ale. Give it all a gentle stir. Garnish with a lime wedge and serve.

BACARDÍ Rum Punch (©BACARDÍ)

BACARDÍ Rum Punch

6 oz. BACARDÍ Superior Rum
3 oz. BACARDÍ Black Rum
1.5 oz. grenadine
6 oz. orange juice
6 oz. pineapple juice
3 oz. cranberry juice

Mix all ingredients together in a punch bowl and serve over cubed ice in individual highball glasses. Garnish with lemon slices.

Captain Morgan also has some super-fun punch bowl recipes that serve six, the Super Bowl LVI Punch Bowl Punch, Apple Blitz Punch and MVPineapple Punch.

Captain Morgan’s Super Bowl LVI Punch Bowl Punch (©Captain Morgan)

Super Bowl LVI Punch Bowl Punch

12 oz. Captain Original Spiced Rum
9 oz. pineapple juice 
9 oz. orange juice
3 oz. grenadine
Orange wedge and maraschino cherry garnish

In a punch bowl filled with ice, combine Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, pineapple juice, orange juice and grenadine, and stir to combine. Upon serving, garnish with an orange wedge and maraschino cherry.

Captain Morgan’s Apple Blitz Punch (©Captain Morgan)

Apple Blitz Punch

9 oz. Captain Morgan Sliced Apple
6 oz. apple cider 
6 oz. sparkling apple Juice
Apple wheel to garnish

In a punch bowl filled with ice, combine Captain Morgan Sliced Apple, apple cider and sparkling apple juice, and stir to combine. Upon serving, garnish with an apple wheel. 

Captain Morgan’s MVPineapple Punch Punch (©Captain Morgan)

MVPineapple Punch

12 oz. Captain Original Spiced Rum
6 oz. pineapple juice
5 oz. lime juice
5 oz. simple syrup
Pineapple or lime garnish

In a punch bowl filled with ice, combine Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, pineapple juice, lime juice and simple syrup, and stir to combine. Upon serving, garnish with a pineapple or lime wedge.

Ready for the halftime show? Fans of Snoop Dogg can watch with a drink from his very own INDOGGO Gin in hand. For your consideration, the Long Beach Lemonade.

Long Beach Lemonade (©INDOGGO Gin)

Long Beach Lemonade

2 oz. INDOGGO Gin
6 oz. fresh lemonade
Ice cubes
Lemon slices for garnish

Add INDOGGO and lemonade to a glass, stir to combine. Top with ice and lemon slices.

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