Five Cocktails to Make at Your Super Bowl Party
Hosting a Super Bowl party is serious business. Like a dedicated football player, you need a game-winning strategy. What will you serve the Eagles fans? How about the ones rooting for the Pats? And you can’t forget the football-hating crew that shows up just for the commercials Pink’s rendition of the national anthem, and Justin Timberlake’s halftime show. Your guests have just one thing in common: They came for the drinks.
Here are five cocktails that Refinery’s bartending staff have developed for the perect Super Bowl party. Make them for your gathering—or sample our ever-changing menu of craft drinks at the Refinery Rooftop, where we will be tuning in.
Cheers to touchdowns, and to glasses that are never empty!
The Instagrammable Cocktail: Martini Thyme
A refreshing, fruity martini that’s not too sweet.
First prepare the thyme simple syrup by bringing equal parts sugar and water to a boil. Add thyme, and let cool. Next, combine gin, thyme single syrup, lime juice and peach puree into a mixing glass with ice. Shake, strain and pour into cocktail glass. Add a splash of Prosecco, and garnish with fresh thyme.
The Sweet Finish: The J.Hilburn
A sweet cocktail perfect for dessert.
Combine bourbon, maple syrup with a dash of black walnut bitters into a shaker glass with ice. Stir, and strain into coupe glass.
The toast to Carson Wentz: Aperol Spritz
Nothing says soaring like an eagle like a bit of bubbly…right? This spritz, with Aperol, prosecco, and club soda is an effervescent way to root for Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, who’s making his Super Bowl debut.
Mix aperol and prosecco into a wine glass (or a collins glass if you prefer). Add ½ ounce of club soda, and garnish with an orange twist.
The Tom Brady : Hot Toddy
A cocktail perfect for the Pats fan who wants to pregame outdoors and raise their Super Bowl-ring-bedecked pinky finger. Drink it from a Patriots thermos, and this Hot Toddy will keep you warm even if there’s a chill in the air.
Pour Irish Whiskey, honey and lemon juice into a glass mug. Top with hot water and honey. Stir until the honey is dissolved. Serve hot.
The Beer Cocktail You’ll Love: The End-Zone
A cocktail made for beer lovers.
Combine all ingredients into a small pitcher. Stir and serve with ice in a glass.