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Super Bowl Drinks!

Snd485 Feb 1, 2013 01:33 PM

I'm looking for an easy punch or cocktail recipe to make for a super bowl party this Sunday. I usually bring wine when invited over to someone's home but this occasion calls for something more festive. Any ideas would be helpful!
If I have mixed drink, I usually have a vodka and cranberry, if that helps with the suggestions.


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    zin1953 RE: Snd485 Feb 1, 2013 06:11 PM

    Hmmmm . . . .

    Well, I was thinking more along the lines of serving lots of Anchor Steam Beer (brewed in San Francisco). You could also serve Sazeracs made with Old Potrero Rye (thus covering New Orleans' world famous cocktail made with a whiskey distilled in San Francisco); a pitcher of Martinis made with No. 209 Gin (distilled on Treasure Island, in the middle of San Francisco Bay); or, borrowing *slightly* from the other side of the Bay, any vodka-based drink/punch made with Hangar One, distilled at the former Alameda Naval Air Station on the island of Alameda itself. (St. George Spirits, makers of the various Hangar One vodkas, also distill a single malt, some assorted gins, and a blue agave distillate similar to Tequila, as well as assorted eauxs-de-vie and Absinthe.) Just a thought . . . .

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    1. re: zin1953
      davis_sq_pro RE: zin1953 Feb 2, 2013 09:38 AM

      Not a Ravens fan, eh? :-)

    2. JMF RE: Snd485 Feb 2, 2013 04:25 AM

      The heck with cocktails, it's the Super Bowl. Beer!

      Anchor Steam or Liberty from San Francisco.

      Abita from Louisiana, several tasty ones in their lineup.

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      1. re: JMF
        davis_sq_pro RE: JMF Feb 2, 2013 09:42 AM

        Agreed; beer is much better suited to football.

        However, I'll be mixing a few Sazeracs to kick off the evening. Any excuse to make a Sazerac is a good excuse for me.

      2. Njchicaa RE: Snd485 Feb 2, 2013 04:42 AM

        What about sangria?

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        1. re: Njchicaa
          zin1953 RE: Njchicaa Feb 2, 2013 08:49 AM

          Real Madrid is playing in the Super Bowl???

        2. coll RE: Snd485 Feb 2, 2013 08:56 AM

          I'm doing Hurricanes, the hardest part is finding passionfruit juice.

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          1. re: coll
            Chris VR RE: coll Feb 2, 2013 09:20 AM

            Welch's sells a frozen passionfruit concentrate I've been able to find fairly reliably in the freezer section of most grocery stores.

            1. re: coll
              zin1953 RE: coll Feb 2, 2013 09:47 AM

              Does anyone really like these, save for the tourists staggering around the FQ who don't know any better?

              (Serious question. I can't stand them, personally.)

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                coll RE: zin1953 Feb 2, 2013 11:40 AM

                I hated the red goopy ones that I tried before I found out how to make them with passionfruit etc. I'm able to get it in the Goya aisle here, but I know not everyone is as lucky. They usually go over well this time of year in my house.

            2. BeefeaterRocks RE: Snd485 Feb 2, 2013 09:24 AM

              Looks like you're a Ravens fan so how about "The Raven"
              You should also have some crow on the menu because San Francisco is going to win.

              1. EvergreenDan RE: Snd485 Feb 4, 2013 03:35 PM

                Something with Black Balsams, given the lights ;)


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