This Sunday, the world will be watching as the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50! As you might be aware, Super Bowl Sunday is a time to celebrate – whether you’re rooting for Peyton and the Broncos, Cam and the Panthers, or just watching for the commercials and halftime show, Super Bowl Sunday is one of the greatest days of the year.
We want to help you throw the ultimate Super Bowl 50 party this Sunday, so we’ve teamed up with our friends at Crown Royal, Bulleit Bourbon, George Dickel, and Captain Morgan to create some awesome food and drink recipes for Broncos and Panthers fans alike!
Cheering for the Cats? Make your party special by pairing the Keep Pounding Punch with the Dab On ‘Em Wings.
Rooting for the Orange & Blue? Impress guests with the Orange Crush Punch and Bucking Bacon Bites.
House divided? Celebrate with The Golden Gate Cocktail. Bulleit Bourbon is deeply tied to the Bay Area through founder Tom Bulleit’s love for the city. In fact, Bulleit Rye was created in direct response to requests from the San Francisco bartending community.
No matter who you’re supporting this Sunday, you’ll be sure to win with these excellent cocktails and recipes! Find out more below!
For Broncos Fans:
ORANGE CRUSH PUNCH (Serves 6):
-9 oz. CAPTAIN MORGAN® Coconut Rum
-9 oz. Orange juice
-6 oz. Cranberry juice
-3 oz. Ruby red grapefruit juice
Combine all ingredients including Captain Morgan Coconut Rum in a pitcher and stir.
BUCKING BBQ BITES
*recipe created by George Johnson from The Comfort of Cooking
-Nonstick cooking spray
-2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
-8 oz. (half pound) bacon, cut into thirds
-1/2 cup Spicy Sweet BBQ Sauce (recipe below)
Instructions: Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spray lightly with cooking spray. Wrap each chicken piece with a small strip of bacon. Secure with a toothpick and place on the baking sheet. Brush with BBQ sauce. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove pan from oven, brush bites with more BBQ sauce, and return to oven. Bake for 15 more minutes. Serve warm.
- 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
- 1/2 cup chile sauce
- 1/2 cup Captain Morgan® Original Spiced Rum
- 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1 teaspoon ground dry mustard
- Ground black pepper, to taste
Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over low heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes, or until thickened as desired. Stir occasionally. Use immediately as you wish, or store in refrigerator until ready to use.
For Panthers Fans:
KEEP POUNDING PUNCH (Serves 25):
*recipe created by Kevin Deidrich
-750 ml. Bottle of George Dickel Rye
-10 oz. Lemon Juice
-5 oz. Ginger Syrup
-15 oz. Sparkling Water
-7 tbsp. Simple Syrup
-Muddled Mint leaves
Mix ingredients in punch bowl, add muddled fruits, chill and serve with ice.
DAB ON ‘EM WINGS
-.3 cup Crown Royal Canadian Whisky®
-.3 cup Honey
-.25 cup Soy sauce
-2 Tablespoons Thai chili sauce
-1 packet (0.75-ounce) stir-fry seasoning
-2 teaspoons crushed garlic
-4 pounds chicken wing drumettes
-3 scallions (green onions), finely chopped (optional)
-.25 cup chopped peanuts (optional)
In a large bowl, combine whisky, honey, soy sauce, chili sauce, stir-fry seasoning, and garlic. Add drumettes, tossing to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in refrigerator for at least 3 hours, preferably overnight.
Set up grill for direct cooking over medium-high heat. Oil grate when ready to start cooking. Let drumettes stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Place on hot, oiled grill. Cook for 12 to 18 minutes or until cooked through, turning occasionally. Transfer chicken to a platter. Sprinkle with chopped scallions and peanuts (optional).
For Unaffiliated Fans
The Golden Gate
-1.25 oz. Bulleit Rye
-0.5 oz. blackberry syrup
-2 dashes bitters
Add ingredients to an ice-filled rocks glass. Stir and serve.
No matter who you’re rooting for, have a fantastic Super Bowl 50 Sunday!
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