Articles Tagged: football

Tailgating Drinks and Eats

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Now that Football season is on full swing, we celebrate Tailgating Week!

What is tailgating and where did it come from?

According to our sources, mostly Modern Marvels Tailgating episode, Tailgating is a truly American past time spawned by the rise of American College Football in the late 1800s.  The game of college football got it’s start on the Northeast United States around New York City.

The first game was played in 1869 between Rutgers … Read more

Super Bowl Cocktail Throwdown – San Francisco vs. Baltimore

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Super Bowl XLVII is set between San Francisco and Baltimore. 49ers vs Ravens. San Francisco Bay vs. Chesapeake Bay. Blue Crab vs. Dungeness Crab. So what about drinks? We picked a ‘team’ for each Super Bowl City. Who wins it?

San Francisco

    Pisco Sour – an iconic cocktail that says San Francisco
    Cable Car –  What is more San Francisco. The new classic was created by Tony Abu-Gamin at San Fransisco’s famed Startlight Room, where

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Super Bowl Party Eats

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The Super Bowl is a great excuse to indulge in a little gluttony. I mean most of us have been pretty good since the beginning of the New Year. Why not have a great time on Super Bowl Sunday.

When hosting friends for the Super Bowl, we like setting up a buffet with a number of offerings that satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. Here are our top picks for this year’s Super Bowl Buffet:… Read more

Super Bowl XLII / XLVI Drinking Game

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Update: Now that the Giants and Pats find themselves matched up once again in Super Bowl XLVI, we thought it appropriate to resurface this one drinking game from Super Bowl XVII. We added a few new rules to drink by. Have some rules of you own to add, do it in the comments!

New for Super Bowl XLVI
Drink anytime:

    Tom Brady and Joe Montana are mentioned in the same sentence. Drink again if you

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Super Bowl MVPs: Most Valuable Pairings!

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The big game is here and millions will be watching around the world as the Giants and Patriots do battle this Sunday. From barrooms to back porches, Super Bowl Parties will be in full swing and spreads will be aplenty. Freaked out because you don’t even have a menu? Take a time out and we’ll help you brush up on a few Super Bowl MVPs – Most Valuable Pairings! Pour an easy cocktail and match … Read more

Bourbon Onion Dip

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Prep time: 10 minutes 
Cook time: 1 hour 
Level: Easy
Serves 6-10 

Ingredients:
4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 large sweet onions/Vidalias, peeled, halved, sliced thinly with the grain
1 teaspoon salt
½ cup Maker’s Mark Bourbon, plus 1 tablespoon
¾ cup Greek yogurt
½ cup fresh ricotta cheese
½ cup sour cream
Few drops lemon juice
Pinch sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
Crudité vegetables and chips for dipping

Directions:
In … Read more

Bourbon Apple Glazed Chicken Wings

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Ingredients:
2 lbs chicken wings, trimmed
1 cup Maker’s Mark Bourbon
1 can frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed (12 ounces)
½ cup soy sauce
¼ cup cider vinegar
¼ cup dark brown sugar
4 large cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 tablespoon maple syrup 

Directions:
Combine all of the ingredients in a medium pot. Bring to boil on high heat and then reduce to a simmer for 30-40 minutes … Read more

Fumble Roosky

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This weekend is the Super Bowl. While we are bummed that our teams (the Packers and 49ers didn’t make the Super Bowl), we think that it will be a great game.

We liked this drink and the name. Here’s hoping Tom Brady and Eli Manning don’t have too many Fumble Rooskys!

Ingredients:
1 part Pisco Portón
1 part amaro
1 part ginger beer
1 part cola

Directions:
Stir in glass filled with ice and strain … Read more

Passing Game Punch

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Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups Tequila Avión Silver
6 cups pineapple juice
1/2 cup orange juice
1 to 2 cups fresh fruit, sliced
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/2 cup agave nectar

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a large punch bowl with ice and stir well. Serve in a tumbler with ice. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.

Courtesy of Tequila Avión Silver.… Read more

The NFL Cocktail Playoffs: Championship Sunday

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The eyes of the world will all be on the two-storied fields this Championship Sunday. The big question is: where will you be to enjoy it? If you can’t make it to the game, I’m here to showcase the best places for you to watch, celebrate and most importantly pound the best local brews your bartender can pour! 

    Kezar Pub, San Francisco, California – This Haight-Ashbury watering hole has a rich pub atmosphere where fans

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