Drink Recipes: Toast To Football Season With These Tailgate-Worthy Cocktails From Crown Royal & Bulleit Bourbon Whiskey

Whether you enjoy your football on a more collegiate level or are more of a Monday Night Football fan, you can’t deny the power of an exceptional football-inspired cocktail. With football season now upon us both Bulleit Bourbon Whiskey and Crown Royal have crafted a handful of drink recipes that would be perfect for tailgating, at home viewings, or however you choose to root on your favorite team. I’m a big fan of the classic whiskey sour cocktail so I’m really impressed with the uniqueness of Bulleit Bourbon Whiskey’s “Ginger Whiskey Sour.” If the whiskey sour isn’t quite down your lane then I’m sure you’ll find a favorite among the drink recipes below.  Oh, and one last thing…wait for it…wait for it…GO FALCONS!

Ginger Whiskey Sour (Pictured Above)


1 ½ ounces Bulleit® Bourbon Whiskey
1 ounce fresh lemon juice
½ ounce Bulleit® Ginger Infusion
1 teaspoon Simple Syrupdash egg white (optional)


Shaken and served either straight or over ice. The traditional garnish is half an orange slice and a maraschino cherry.

French Quarter Cooler


1 ½ ounces of Bulleit® Rye
½ ounce Benedictine
½ ounce Yellow Chartreuse
¾ ounce fresh lemon juice
seltzer water


Combine all ingredients except seltzer water into mixing glass, fill with ice, shake lightly, strain into a Collin’s glass over fresh ice, and garnish with half lemon wheel.

Crown Royal Press


1 ½ ounces Crown Royal® Deluxe Blended Whisky
3 dash(es) bitters
2 squeezed lemon wedge(s)
1 splash(es) lemon-lime soda
1 lemon wedge(s)


Serve on the rocks and top with lemon-lime soda. Garnish with a lemon and serve.

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