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Tailgate Parties!!

Sometimes it seems that tailgating at these events is bigger than the games themselves. The tradition and preparation by friends & family is passed on for generations supporting their teams. Tailgating has become a competition and everyone is taking it to the next level with all the amazing food. What better way to start off a tailgate party than a delicious Bloody Mary. I love a Bloody Mary. It’s definitely a morning eye opener for getting the party going or also for nursing a hangover. It’s a great adult beverage and a way to get your nutrients for the day, especially if you are starting early. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Basil Hayden Bloody Mary

1 Lime Wedge

Celery Salt

1.5 oz Basil Hayden Bourbon

2 dashes Hot Sauce

2 dashes Worcestershire Sauce

1 tsp. Wasabi Tomato Juice

Garnish with a celery stalk, Lime wedge and blue cheese stuffed olives.

Directions:

Rub the lime wedge around the rim of a pint glass and coat with celery salt. Fill with ice and add 2 dashes of celery salt and the remaining ingredients except the tomato juice. Fill with tomato juice and stir well and garnish.

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Atwater Brewery Michelada

This is pretty tasty but also very unusual to some. The beer made by our own Detroit Michigan Brewery is enhanced by blending a German style lager with McClure’s Bloody Mary spices. You can serve it in a salt rimmed glass and if you want to be totally different you can stick a pickle in it. To me the flavor is pretty spicy and yes very different.

Classic McClure’s Bloody Mary

3 oz McClure’s Bloody Mary Mix

1.5 oz Valentine Vodka

Garnish with a McClure’s pickle

Directions: 

Stir & serve over ice.

The foods are a celebrity at most tailgate parties but I hope these suggestions will add to the fun and make for a great event and day..

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As always,

Cheers,

Simone

 

 

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