Game Day Cocktail Recipes for Football’s Biggest Night

The biggest football game of the year is just days away and set to kick off on February 7. Make sure your bar is ready with a game-winning selection of cocktails.

Looking for even more recipes? Check out our Big Game cocktail recipes round-up.

Tampa Buck

Ingredients:Q mixers superbowl
5 oz Q Mixers Hibiscus Ginger Beer
1.5 oz Dark Jamaican Rum
0.5 oz lime juice
2 dashes Tampa Bay hot sauce
1 chili pepper on sword pick (garnish)

Build cocktail in a highball glass and stir gently.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Q Mixers.


High West Cowboy Shandy

Ingredients:High West cowboy Shandy
1 1/4 ounces Highwest Campfire whiskey or blended Scotch
3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
3/4 ounce simple syrup
8 ounces chilled lager
Lemon twist (for serving)

Combine whiskey, lemon juice, and simple syrup in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Cover and shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker is very cold, about 20 seconds. Strain into a pint glass partly filled with ice. Top with beer and stir gently to combine. Garnish with lemon twist.

Recipe courtesy of High West.


Couch Surfing

Ingredients:bulleit football recipe
1 oz Bulleit Rye
1 oz Dry Curacao
.75 oz lime
1 oz pineapple
.5 oz simple syrup
2 dash bitter and tiki bitters
Top with pilsner
Cobbled Ice

Combine all ingredients (minus beer) in a shaker tin with ice. Shake well and add beer. Strain over cobbled ice. Garnish and serve.

Created for Bulleit Frontier Whiskey by Bartender Dante Wheat.


Smokey Missouri Mule

Ingredients:q mixers mule game day cocktail
5 oz Q Mixers Ginger Beer
1 oz Bourbon
0.5 oz Mezcal
1 oz lemon juice
0.5 oz agave syrup
1 lemon wheel (garnish)

Shake all ingredients except the Q Mixers Ginger Beer. Strain into an ice filled mule mug and top with Ginger Beer.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Q Mixers.


Spicy Ginger Cocktail

Ingredients:Volley cocktail recipe
½ can Spicy Ginger Volley
1 oz strawberry honey simple syrup
Squeeze ½ lemon
Top with Prosecco
Garnish with a strawberry slice and lemon wheel

Recipe courtesy of Volley.



Over Thyme

Ingredients:Q mixers over thyme
4 oz Q Mixers Spectacular Tonic
1.5 oz Gin
1 oz Red Grapefruit Juice
0.5 oz Honey
Thyme Sprig

Dissolve honey in grapefruit juice, add gin and shake. Strain into a highball glass and top with tonic. Garnish with thyme sprig.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Q Mixers.