Best Super Bowl cocktail ideas for when beer won’t cut it
For most people, Super Bowl Sunday is accompanied by a lavish spread of grub and a pack of beers. But if a pint isn’t your thing – or you fancy stepping up your drinks game – why not give one of our fun Super Bowl cocktails a go?
From fruity fizzes to sweet and sour highballs, we’ve found the best Super Bowl drinks to serve on game day. And the best news is each recipe can be batch made. So whether you’re hosting a small gathering or the entire block, you can mix up enough rounds to keep you going until the best team wins.
You can’t go wrong with the simple yet satisfying mix of whisky and orange soda. This fizzy, fun drink can be made in seconds so you won’t miss one minute of the game. Whip up a batch and serve with pre-cut orange slices for a fruity garnish.
3. Scots Coffee
Need a boost during the halftime show? Get your caffeine fix with our coffee highball. This easy to make cocktail has just three ingredients; whisky, cream soda and a shot of your favourite espresso. One sip of Scots Coffee and you’ll be ready to cheer all night long.
Your new favourite cocktail has entered the chat… This is one for the adventurous Highball seeker. There’s no Espresso Martini’s around here… we like our coffee cocktails with whisky and an added spritz.
If you perfer sour to sweet, you need to give this grapefruit cocktail recipe a whirl. The tangy fizz of grapefruit soda is super refreshing and pairs perfectly with the sweeter notes of Ballantine’s scotch whisky.
5. Berry Beer
Keep lager fans happy with this Super Bowl twist on a blueberry whisky cocktail. The recipe calls for some muddling, shaking and straining, but once you go Berry Beer you’ll never go back. Whip up a round before kick off to get your watch party started.
6. Apple Pop
This whisky and apple juice cocktail recipe is super simple and super delicious. Perfect for Super Bowl Sunday. Top up the main ingredients with soda water for a fresh fizz with every sip. It’s a serious flavour winner.
Ballantine’s, Beer & Blueberries? There’s no wrong way.
Iced tea is a party must. But have you tried whisky iced tea? This sweet and refreshing drink is a serious crowd pleaser, guaranteed to keep you smiling no matter the match results.
8. Touchdown Punch
Our summer pitcher cocktail isn’t just for sunny sessions. This fruity recipe is a perfect batch drink for all celebratory occasions including Super Bowl Sunday. It’s citrus tang complements the sweet, smoothness of scotch whisky. Drink it your way with green grapes, lemon slices and plenty of ice.
9. Spiced Julep
Pack some serious flavour into your Super Bowl punch with the whisky julep. It’s spicy, sweet and full of surprises, the ultimate drink for celebrating every touchdown (or distracting guests when the other team scores).
10. Apple Cider Punch
Not feeling an iced cocktail? If it’s a little on the cold side in your hometown (or you fancy something cosy), put a batch of our apple cider whisky cocktail on the stove. This warming mulled punch is the perfect centrepiece for any drinks table. Serve it cool, hot or however you like.
11. Session Soda
Made for free-spirited weekend sessions, our whisky soda recipe is the ultimate cocktail for a Super Bowl party. Rosemary and lemon make it seriously refreshing and seriously easy to drink. Mix up a batch to guarantee at least one winner.
12. Brasil Collins
Get your zest on with our citrus twist on a whisky collins. Made with Ballantine’s Brasil, this drink is as fresh as it gets, infused with Brazilian limes that balance the sweet creamy flavours of scotch. It’s an immensely cool cocktail, guaranteed to make you the MVP of Super Bowl Sunday.
The ideal cocktail for when the sun is setting and the speaker is blasting.
Get yourself some host points with Moxxi’s Mule, a whisky and ginger beer cocktail that’ll add a bit of heat to Sunday’s match. The zingy mix of ginger, citrus and sweet whisky is one of our favourite tipples. You really can’t go wrong.
With a bit of know-how and an open mind, whisky tasting can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home. Plus, it makes a great addition to a house party, summer gathering, stag/hen do, or whatever shindig you’re planning.
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