Articles Tagged: Tailgating

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

Bar10der – Ten Bartending Tools In One

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Don’t want to haul your whole cocktail kit to your friend’s party, but want to be ready if duty calls? Then Bar10der is for you.  If MacGyver was a bartender, this would be his bar tool.  Bar10der packs 10 bartending tools into one tool that folds down to about 8 inches and weighs a little less than a pound. 

What’s included?

    Muddler
    Reamer
    Channel Knife
    Jigger
    Zester
    Knife
    Stirrer
    Strainer
    Corkscrew
    Bottle Opener

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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

Tailgator – The Gas Powered Blender

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It’s football season and that means tailgating and the Tailgator is Tailgating! This 25cc, 2 ¼ HP, gas-powered blender is like nothing else we have seen.

This machine is for some serious drink blending and major tailgating. It is even great for whipping up all kinds of dips, which go great with the margaritas that this blender has made famous.

Each TailGator is assembled by hand in the USA with strict attention to detail.

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TURF: Tailgaters Urging Responsibility and Fun

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The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America have teamed with others in the industry and pro-football hall-of-famer, Joe Thiesmann to create TURF, Tailgaters Urging Responsibility and Fun. The group will hold a number of events promoting responsible tailgating through out the football season. In addition, the group the group is offering tips for responsible and fun tailgating on its website along with some tasty recipes to keep everyone from going hungry.

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New Rules for College Football Fans to Live By

OK, I know this site is about cocktails, not College Football. However, being a huge fan of both, I felt the need to share this clever list of rules from ESPN.com’s Page 2.

Here’s a sample of some rules that apply to us “of age” fans:

“27. You are allowed to start tailgating six hours before kickoff.
27a. If you want to remember the game, do not drink heavily during those six hours.
27b. Four Read more