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Cocktail ideas for the big game

By J. Scott Wilson, Food columnist, food@ibsys.com
Published On: Jan 23 2014 12:47:09 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 24 2014 06:56:52 AM CST
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Courtesy of the cocktail-creation wizards at Patrón, here are some amazing new drink recipes that will make your Super Bowl party the talk of the town no matter which team you're pulling for!

Lime of Scrimmage 

2 oz Patrón Silver Tequila 

2 oz Fresh  Lime-Lemon Sour

1 oz Cranberry sauce  

1 oz Cranberry Juice 

.5 oz  Grenadine

 

Method: Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a rock glass.

Garnish: Lime slices/ Dry cranberries 

 

The Blitz 

2 oz Ultimat Vodka

4 oz Fresh Lemonade

2 oz  Fresh Orange juice 

Splash of soda

 

Method: Build in a tall glass filled with ice 

Garnish: With orange & lemon

 

End Zone Rita

2 oz Patrón Silver

1 oz Monin Watermelon Syrup

1 oz Fresh Sweet & Sour

1 oz Fresh Lime Juice

6 thin sliced cucumber slices 

 

Method:  Shake all ingredients with ice, pour over fresh  ice in rocks glass.

Garnish: Watermelon Slice

 

Touchdown Paloma 

1.5 oz  Patrón Silver Tequila 

1 oz Elderflower Liqueur

3 oz Pink grapefruit juice

2 oz Club soda 

 

Method: Pour ingredients in a Collins glass filled with ice, then stir well and serve.

Garnish: Grapefruit 

 

X's and O's

1 oz Patrón XO Cafe

1 oz Patrón XO Cafe Dark Cocoa

1 oz Monin Cinnamon syrup

4 oz Almond Milk 

 

Method:  Shake and strain into a glass with crush ice 

Garnish: Whipped cream on top & Cinnamon

 

Hot Route

1 oz Patrón XO Cafe

1 oz Patrón XO Cafe Dark Cocoa

5  oz Fresh brewed coffee 

1 oz Caramel Syrup

 

Method:  Pour all ingredients in a heat resistant glass mug 

Garnish: Whipped cream