If you’re a fan of gamedays, chances are you’re a fan of sports bars. There’s something special about a good sports bar. A good sports bar recreates the environment of the stadium, with an electric atmosphere, and hopefully, delicious drinks! However, sometimes you want the perfect atmosphere and drinks in the comfort of your own home. Fear not, we have you covered! The below drinks and ideas will have you and your guests eagerly awaiting each and every gameday.
Title: “Game Day Favorites: Popular Sports Bar Drinks You Can Make at Home”
- The Classic Beer on Tap:Nothing says “sports bar” quite like a cold draft beer. Whether you’re a fan of lagers, ales, or stouts, having a draft beer at home is easier than you might think. Invest in a kegerator or a portable draft system, fill it with your favorite brew, and serve it in chilled pint glasses. The key is to maintain the right temperature for optimal taste and fizz.
- Margarita Madness:Margaritas are a staple at sports bars, especially during summer games. To make a classic margarita at home, you’ll need:
- 2 oz tequila
- 1 oz triple sec
- 1 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
- 1/2 oz simple syrup (adjust to taste)
Shake all the ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker, then strain into a salt-rimmed glass. Garnish with a lime wedge, and you’re ready for a touchdown celebration!
- The Ultimate Bloody Mary:If you’re a fan of morning games, a Bloody Mary is the perfect choice. To make one at home, gather these ingredients:
- 2 oz vodka
- 4 oz tomato juice
- 1/2 oz lemon juice
- 1 dash of hot sauce (adjust to taste)
- 1 pinch of salt and black pepper
- Garnishes: celery stalk, olives, pickles
Combine all the ingredients (except the garnishes) in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a tall glass filled with ice. Garnish with your favorite toppings, and enjoy the game with a spicy kick.
It’s also a good idea to have non-alcoholic options for your guests as well. That can be soda, iced tea, a variety of seltzer options, or even just water. The opportunities are endless!
Whether you go out or stay home for gameday, you still have the opportunity to create an environment for you and your teammates to fully enjoy the experience. Use these tips to enhance your next Gameday event!