Score! 3 Cocktail Recipes Perfect for Football Season
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Score! 3 Cocktail Recipes Perfect for Football Season

Fall means it’s time for football… and football means it’s time for tailgating… and tailgating means it’s time for yummy food and drinks. The two fall activities go hand-in-hand, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. We checked in with Minibar, the fabulous on-demand delivery service for everything you need to stock your home bar, to get a few touchdown-worthy recipes for cocktails that will get everyone cheering at the next big game. Now, the hardest part will be deciding which cocktail to claim for the day. Cheers!

Tart Start: a refreshing grapefruit shandy

Ingredients:

(Makes 1)

– 3 oz grapefruit soda

– 4 oz wheat beer

– sliced grapefruit

Instructions:

Pour grapefruit soda into a glass and add wheat beer. You can adjust the ratio of soda and beer depending on how sweet you want it. Top it off with sliced grapefruit and get ready for a refreshing sipper.

Blood Pumper: A Spicy Bloody Mary

Ingredients:

(Makes 1)

– 2 oz vodka

– 4 oz tomato juice

– 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce

– 3 dashes Tabasco sauce

– ground pepper

Instructions:

Measure and stir in all ingredients. Then serve with your choice of garnish — we recommend celery and olives.

TD’rita: A Refreshing Lagerita

Ingredients:

(Makes 1)

– 1/2 oz lime juice

– 2 drops Tabasco sauce

– 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce

– 1 pinch black pepper

– 1 pinch celery salt

– 1 bottle Mexican lager beer

– 1 lime wedge

Instructions:

Rub the lime wedge along the glass and dip into a mix of equal parts salt and cayenne pepper for the rim. Add lime juice, Tabasco sauce, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper and celery salt to the glass. Top with the beer and garnish with the lime wedge.

 Which of these recipes sounds the best to you? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

(Photos + recipes via Minibar)