Top 10 Tailgating Whiskey Drinks

Top 10 Tailgating Whiskey Drinks

April 19, 2015 1 By Admiral BigGun

Tailgating isn’t just about the game and the food… it’s also about the drinks! We thought it would be fun to put together a list of our top ten favorite tailgating cocktails (with whiskey) and of course… how to make them.

Did your favorite whiskey tailgate drink make the list?

Oh…and if your team has a special drink, we would love to know about it! Please email: photos at TailgateMaster.com. Tell us the name of the drink, how to make it, and why it’s your drink. Make sure to send us a photo of you and your crew drinking it! You just might win something special.

So here we go… Thee best tailgating whiskey drinks:

(in no particular order)

top 10 whisky drinks

1) JACK & COKE

2 oz. Jack Daniel’s® Tennessee whiskey
12 oz. Coca-Cola
Ice (fill glass)

Pour jack Daniel’s into large glass filled with ice; pour Coke into glass and stir gently.

2) IRISH COFFEE

1 1/2 oz. Irish whiskey
1 tsp. brown sugar
6 oz. hot coffee
whipped cream

Combine whiskey, sugar and coffee in mug or thermos; stir to dissolve. Float whipped cream on top and serve.

3) SEVEN & SEVEN

1 shot Seagram’s® 7 whiskey
6 oz. 7-UP
Ice (fill glass)

Pour a shot of Seagram’s 7 into the glass filled with ice cubes, then pour 7-UP into the glass; stir briskly.

4) BOILERMAKER

1 1/2 oz blended whiskey
12 oz cold mug or pilsner glass of beer

Pour shot of whiskey into shot glass and drop into glass of beer

5) RUSTY NAIL

1 1/2 oz. Scotch whiskey
1/2 oz. Drambuie® Scotch whiskey
1 twist lemon peel
Ice (fill glass)

Pour scotch and Drambuie into glass 1/2 filled with ice cubes,; stir will; garnish with lemon peel

6) WHISKEY SOUR

2 oz. blended whiskey
juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 tsp. powdered sugar
1 cherry
1/2 slice lemon
ice (fill glass)

Shake whiskey, juice of lemon, and powdered sugar with ice; strain inot a whiskey sour glass; and slice of lemon, top with cherry

7) TENNESSEE TEA

1 part Jack Daniel’s® Tennessee whiskey
1 part sweet and sour mix
1 part triple sec
2 parts Coca-Cola
ice (fill glass)

Combine all ingredients and pour over ice in a mason jar

8) PADDY COCKTAIL

1 1/2 oz Irish whiskey
1 1/2 oz. sweet vermouth
1 dash bitters
ice (fill glass)

Stir with ice and strain into a glass

9) JAMESON & GINGER TAILGATER

1 1/2 ounces Jameson® Irish Whiskey
1 ounce Sweet N Sour Mix
8 ounces Ginger Ale

Pour Whiskey over ice while adding Sweet N Sour Mix then fill glass with Ginger Ale

Jameson & Ginger Tailgater

Jameson & Ginger Tailgater

 

10) CALIFORNIA LEMONADE

2 oz. blended whiskey
Juice of 1 lemon
juice of 1 lime
1/2 Tbsp. powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. grenadine
club soda
ice (1/2 glass shaved ice)

Shake with ice and strain into a glass filled with shaved ice; fill ith a club soda and top with slices of lemon and cherry

11) LONG ISLAND COCKTAIL

1 part whiskey
1 part tequila
1 part white rum
1 part gin
1 part vodka
1 splash Coca-Cola
1 splash orange juice
1 oz. sugar syrup
ice (1/2 glass)

Combine and mix all ingredients in tall glass. make sure you have someone else to drive you home from the tailgate. Seriously… this one will sneak up on you. 🙂

12) ABSOLUT ROYAL KISS

1 oz. Crown Royal® Canadian whiskey
1/2 oz. Absolut Kurant vodka
1/2 oz. peach schnapps
1 splash cranberry juice
1 splash pineapple juice
ice (shaker full)

Chill in shaker, shake and serve up over ice

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Tailgating + Whiskey = BETTER!

13) GEORGE DICKEL ICED TEA

1 oz. Triple Sec.
1 oz. Sweet and Sour Mix
1 oz. Coca-Cola
2 ounces George Dickel® No. 12 Tennessee Whiskey

Pour triple sec, sweet and sour mix, cola and George Dickel Whiskey in a shaker over ice.

Did you notice we went past 10? Yeah… we couldn’t stop… well… let’s just roll with it.
14) CANADIAN BREEZE

1 1/2 oz. Canadian whiskey
1 tsp. pineapple juice 
1/2 tsp. maraschino liqueur
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
ice (1/2 glass)

Shake with ice and strain into a glass of ice cubes; top with pineapple wedge and cherry.

15) IRISH CAR BOMB

1/2 pint Guinness® stout
1/2 shot Bailey’s® Irish cream
1/2 shot Jameson® Irish whiskey

Add Bailey’s and Jameson to a shot glass, layering the Baileys on the bottom. Pour the Guinness into a pint glass 1/2 the way full. Drop the shot glass into the Guinness and chug.

16) TEXAS TEA

2 oz. bourbon whiskey
2 oz. tequila
2 oz. gin
2 oz. Vodka
2 oz. rum
2 oz. triple sec
2 oz. sweet & sour mix
Coca-Cola
ice (fill pitcher)

Fill a 1 gallon pitcher with ice; add all ingredients except Coke and stir; add Coca-Cola then stir again. Pour into glass with ice.

17) MANHATTAN

2 oz. blended whiskey
1/2 oz. sweet vermouth
1/2 oz. dry vermouth
1 dash bitters
ice (1/2 glass)

Swirl with ice to chill, strain into glass; garnish with cherry.

18) MINT JULEP

4 fresh mint sprigs
2 1/2 oz bourbon whisky
1 tsp. powdered sugar
2 tsp. water
ice (fill glass)

Muddle mint leaves, powdered sugar and water in glass; fill the glass with crushed ice; add bourbon; top with more ice and garnish with mint sprig; serve with a straw.

19) OLD FASHIONED

2 oz. bourbon whiskey
2 dashes bitters
1 splash water
1 tsp. sugar
1 maraschino cherry
1 orange wedge
ice (fill glass)

Mix sugar, water and bitters in a large glass; drop in orange wedge and cherry; squish fruit with back end of a spoon; pour in bourbon, fill with ice cubes ans stir.

20) WHISKEY SHOT

1 oz. whiskey

fill shot glass your favorite whiskey. Drink that baby! Nothing warms up a tailgate like a shot of whiskey!

So… There you have it. Those are our favorite tailgating drinks with whiskey so far. Send us yours!

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