When you’re picking out a menu for your Super Bowl party, it can be challenging to select a variety of dishes and beverages that go together. Will a sweet party punch pair well with an equally sweet chocolate treat? Only if you want to give your guests a sugary overload. (In other words: No!) Make sure you have a balanced of sweet and savory or spicy and salty this Super Bowl with our party perfect pairings. We’ll show you how to pick out flavor profiles in the cocktails you serve and match them with a bite that’s just right. Get ready to prepare the most deliciously perfect Super Bowl menu for your special attendees.
This cocktail bridges the gap between beer drinkers and spritz lovers! Get into the spirit of game day with a spritz based on the flavors of a negroni. The use of beer to create the “spritz” may seem odd at first, but the effervescence it creates is unlike anything else.
These are the absolute Best Sloppy Joe Hand Pies. This version of the traditional Sloppy Joe, emphasis on sloppy, is much less of a mess. Store-bought sheets of pie crust dough are used to create a fun, well-contained, juicy, meaty treats for the perfect party food. Plus when combined with our Game Day Spritz you get that feeling of hamburgers and beer on the back porch in the summertime.
Let’s be honest, with the pain of watching your favorite team lose, who couldn’t use a little painkiller? This Penicillin Cocktail will make you forget all about that fumble that the other team stole away. It’s crafted with smoky Scotch, sweet honey, spicy ginger, and lemon, for a little bit of sweet and spicy, making it a great companion to our savory Homemade Sweet Potato & Black Bean Empanadas.
The easier the better and thanks to store-bought pie crust, you’ll be willing to make these fulfilling empanadas any day of the week. Our veggie filling uses sweet potatoes, black beans, and lots of seasoning for a flavorful taste in every bite.
For all those opinionated fans who really believe they “totally would have caught that pass” we have the cocktail for you. We use Pittsburgh products to make this take on a Moscow Mule for all those die hard Steelers’ fans who are still imagining black and gold in the Super Bowl arena. But, you can easily substitute these for your own hometown favorites.
There is no better way to enjoy colossal crab than with brown butter on some crispy French bread. The textures and flavor combine to create a quiet, luxurious dish worth savoring. Your guests will be impressed. The seafood pairs well with the crisp ginger beer profile of our Armchair Quarterback Cocktail.
This take on a mezcal Negroni includes equal doses of Tequila, Campari, and Sweet Vermouth. Bringing a balance of smoky and bitter flavors with a subtle grapefruit essence, the Esteban Cocktail is for tequila and scotch lovers alike.
Nuts and strong salty flavors compliment the bold, smokiness of our Esteban Cocktail. Our Salty Snack Mix is filled with all your favorite treats like cheese crackers, pretzels, garlic-flavored bagel chips, and saltine crackers. It only gets better when toasted in the oven with a savory seasoning mix over it.
Think tea and lemonade, the classic Arnold Palmer, but better since it’s made for the Yinzers aht there. This usually non-alcoholic beverage gets an upgrade in Yinzercello‘s tea and limoncello combination.
A refreshing drink like the Yinzercello deserves a spiced, flavorful bite as an accompaniment. Paprika and cotija cheese are the star of our Easy Mexican Corn Fritters and trust us, they’re so simple to make. Serve them with lime on the side and a glass of Yinzercello for a touch of acidity.
The famous Old Fashioned gets an upgrade with a homemade smokey syrup. Warm and complex on the palate, this Smoked Bourbon Old Fashioned recipe offers an undeniably delicious and robust flavor.
Let the fatty, salty bacon and sweet maple glaze bring out the spice and smoke in our Smoked Bourbon Old Fashioned. You’ll be surprised just how good carrots can be when a little extra flavor is added. Plus, these crunchy snacks are perfect grab (and gab) treats during commercial breaks. You don’t want to miss a thing.
We know a gin and tonic may be an easy go-to, but add a few extra ingredients and you have a Tom Collins with a tangy surprise. Think of this classic almost like a grown-up lemonade but with a little more of a mature taste and a cherry on top.
The sweet citrus of a Tom Collins is a match for one of the most popular TV-watching snacks with an extra kick. Let lime juice and chili powder take your popcorn up a notch. The best part about this snack is that it’s easy to make in big quantities so you’re taken care of no matter how many guests you have.
It may sound mysterious but our Game Day Cocktail is truly the ultimate football drink. This Apple Cider Manhattan uses winter spices and warming bourbon. The addition of apple cider mellows this drink a bit, allowing your guests to enjoy more than one.
Looking for a continued burst of flavor that’s contrasts well with our Game Day Cocktail? We’re elevating the Pigs in a Blanket game with 3 Party-Perfect Dips. Dive into a trio of Harissa and Chili Mayo, Horseradish and Cream Cheese, and Jalapeño Mustard dips sure to bring a party-dipping good time.
Story by Kylie Thomas
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