Super Bowl Party Cocktails

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Need libations to go with all that yummy Super Bowl Food? Check out Mixologist Greg Nelson’s recipes for the Classic Sidecar, Port Sangria and the Ultimate Slider!

 

The Ultimate Slider:

3 1/2 oz. Ultimat Vodka

1/2 oz. pickle juice.

Shake with ice and strain in a martini glass, garnish with a pickle slice and 3 cocktail onions.  Nice alternative to the classic dirty martini.

 

Port Sangria:

1/2 bottle (375ml) Fonseca Bin 27

4 oz. Orange Liquor

1 orange

1 lime

1/2 lemon

2 tbls. Granulated sugar

12 oz. Ginger Ale.
Slice fruit and combine all ingredients other than Ginger Ale in pitcher.  Marinate for a few hours.  Add ice and Ginger Ale and stir.  Serve in wine glass.  Serves 3-5

 

Classic Sidecar:

2 oz. Camus VSOP

1 oz. Orange Liquor

1 oz. Sour Mix (equal parts water, sugar, lemon and lime juice)
Shake with ice and strain in a martini glass rimmed with sugar (sugar optional), garnish with lemon twist.  This classic dates back to the 1920’s.