If you’re tired of the same cooler of beer at every football party or tailgating session you attend, then look no further. Try out these 32 unique NFL-inspired cocktails to spice up your pregame.
A survey of more than 20,000 NFL fans found that they spend an average of $500 on tailgating annually. Superfans throw this dough down during 3-4 hour long pregame parties. In true sporting fashion, we’ve found 32 cocktails inspired by the needs of NFL tailgaters.
More specifically, these mixtures are perfect for the typical tailgater. Research shows that these college-educated males are between 35-40 years old and ready to upgrade their drinking style. Each cocktail takes into account local tastes, color, flavor, and climate.
If your favorite football team is playing the Chicago Bears, then why not sip on the “Chicago.” A little brandy mixed with an orange liquor topped with champagne dresses up the team spirit. Or try a different mixture with similar ingredients in the drink the “Bengal Tiger.” It is perfect for fans of the Cinncinati Bengals. Brandy, triple sec, and cherry liquors flavored with pineapple juice go down smoothly.
Here’s an idea, look at the NFL football schedule and plan your party around cocktails named for your favorite teams. Not only will you impress your party goers, but you’ll have fun doing it!