The 2013 Cocktail Bowl: From “Kaepernick’s Keg” To “Ravens Purple Pride,” The Six Best Cocktails For This Year’s Super Bowl

Give em the Bird Blitz

It’s that time of year again folks. The time when you whip up a few creative cocktails with your pals, munch on some slamming snacks, and watch a few hilarious commercials. Oh, and also watch two of the NFL’s best teams battle it out for the coveted Vince Lombardi Trophy. I don’t think I even have to tell you guys how vital it is to have at least one awesome cocktail at your Super Bowl shindig. So whether you’re a Ravens fan, a 49ers fan, or are just really excited to see Beyonce perform during halftime (that would be me!) you’re bound to find your ideal Super Bowl cocktail below. 

Give Em The Bird Blitz (Pictured Above)

INGREDIENTS

1 tablespoon fig jam
1½ oz. Wild Turkey 81
¼ oz. Orange liqueur
½ oz. fresh lemon juice
Ice

DIRECTIONS

Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into an old fashioned glass over fresh ice.

Ravens Purple PrideRavens Purple Pride

INGREDIENTS

1.5 oz. SKYY Vodka
.75 oz. Creme de Violette
3 oz. Dry Sparkling Wine (such as Drusian Prosecco)
3 dashes Fee Brothers or Angostura Orange Bitters

DIRECTIONS

Stir SKYY Vodka, Orange Bitters and Creme de Violette with ice. Strain into Champagne coup or flute and top with Prosecco. Top with zest of an orange and garnish with orange twist.

Game Day Chiller

INGREDIENTS

1 part Skinnygirl™ Bare Naked Vodka
Frozen raspberries
1 part chilled beer
2 parts raspberry lemonade concentrate

DIRECTIONS

Mix all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, pour into a chilled martini glass
Garnish with a lemon wedge

Cruzan_VictorySipCruzan Victory Sip

INGREDIENTS

1 part Cruzan® Mango Rum
1 part Cruzan® Aged Light Rum
1/2 part Cruzan® Orange Rum
1/2 part Fresh Lime Juice
3 parts Sparkling Wine
Mint Sprigs

DIRECTIONS

Combine rum and lime juice in the bottom of a champagne flute. Top with sparkling wine to finish. Garnish with a mint sprig.

KAPPA Nick (Created by Dave Keenan)

INGREDIENTS

1.5 oz KAPPA Pisco
1 oz Blood Orange Juice
.75 oz Agave Nectar

DIRECTIONS

Shake all ingredients and pour over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a blood orange wheel and light dusting of cinnamon.

Kaepernick's KegKaepernick’s Keg

INGREDIENTS

1 ounce Shellback Spiced Rum
1 ounce Guava Nectar
1 ounce Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
4 ounces Light Beer
Lime Wheel for Garnish
Salted Rim

DIRECTIONS

Rim beer mug with lime. Dip rim into salt. Fill with ice. Add rum, guava nectar and grapefruit juice. Top with beer. Stir lightly. Garnish with lime wheel.

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