On game day you want a cocktail that will keep you sipping through all four quarters! Chad Michael George, the President of The Colorado Bartender Guild and co-owner of The Way Back, stopped by to show us three recipes that will give your party a little punch!
Blood Orange Margarita
1 1/2 oz Roca Patrón Silver
1/2 oz Leopold Brother's Apertivo (Denver product)
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
3/4 oz simple syrup
Oogave Grapefruit Soda
Shake and strain over fresh ice in a collins glass. Top with Oogave Grapefruit soda (Denver product)
2 oz Roca Patrón Silver
5 oz Bloody Mary mix, or build your own:
4 oz tomato juice
½ oz fresh lemon juice
Dash each of Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco
Tsp horseradish, optional
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Combine ingredients in a mixing tin or pint glass and “roll” the drink by pouring it back and forth between the two. Strain onto fresh ice in a Collins glass—if you prefer, rim the glass with kosher salt or a specialty spiced rim of your choosing. Garnish with a lemon wedge and celery stalk.
1L Patrón Silver (33.8 oz)
12 1/2 oz. Lime Juice
4 1/4 oz. Yellow Chartreuse
4 1/4 oz. Agave Nectar
4 1/4 oz. Velvet Falernum
16 1/2 oz. Chilled Water
Peychaud's Bitters, to taste
Combine all ingredients in a punch bowl with large chunks of ice and stir. Serves about six.