Ten Vodka Cocktails for Tailgating Season

It’s that time of the year when every football fan is gearing up for full tailgate mode – and if you want to please a crowd you’re going to need vodka cocktail options! Our football people are the ones armed with cases of beer and big-batch punches – so we’ve designed this post especially for you. Vodka Cocktails for Tailgating Season

We know even the most seasoned football pre-party aficionados are going to be looking for the best vodka cocktails for tailgating season. We’re here for you, gang! Dixie Vodka sent us some recipes that were just TOO GOOD to keep to ourselves. Made for Southerners by Southerners, Dixie Vodka is crafted in Charleston, South Carolina – one of our favorite southern cities where people know a thing or two about a good cocktail. Vodka Cocktails for Tailgating Season

These recipes are sure-fire winners – perhaps your team will be too…

VODKA COCKTAILS FOR TAILGATING SEASON

The Clubhouse Cooler

An Arnold Palmer – style punch

1 bottle Dixie Mint Vodka
4 cups of lemonade
4 cups water
1 cup sugar
3 large tea bags (or 12 individual) for iced tea (or purchase your choice of pre-made sweet tea)
Fresh mint sprigs
8 lemon slices

Bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Remove from the heat and add in tea bags. Let tea bags steep for 5 minutes then remove. Stir in one cup of sugar until dissolved. Pour tea, lemonade, and Dixie Mint Vodka into preferred punch serving bowl. Add additional 3 quarts of water and stir together. Muddle handful of mint leaves in a separate bowl and add to punch ingredients. Cover and chill until cool. Fill mason jars with ice and pour in tea. Garnish with mint sprig and lemon slice. Sit back and enjoy!

VODKA COCKTAILS FOR TAILGATING SEASON

Autumn Shandy

*can be made in single-serve portion in a large batch Vodka Cocktails for Tailgating Season

1.0  oz. Dixie Black Pepper Vodka
1.5 oz. cranberry juice
0.5 oz. simple syrup
2-4 oz. dry hard cider

Combine first three ingredients in a shaker tin over ice. Hard shake and pour into rocks glass with one large ice cube. Top with cider and serve.

Georgia’s Dixie Twang

2oz Dixie Citrus Vodka
4oz Nehi Orange Soda
shake with ice
squeeze of 1/4 lime

VODKA COCKTAILS FOR TAILGATING SEASON

Beauregard’s Buck

1.5 oz. Dixie Southern Vodka
.5 oz. Dixie Mint Vodka
0.5 oz. lemon juice
4 to 6 oz. ginger beer

Squeeze lemons juice into a Collins glass (or Moscow Mule mug) and drop in the spent shell. Add 2 or 3 ice cubs, pour in both vodkas and fill the glass with ginger beer. Stir. Vodka Cocktails for Tailgating Season

North Carolina’s Dixie Cherry Picker

2 oz Dixie Citrus Vodka
4 oz Cheerwine
shake with ice
squeeze of 1/4 lemon
squeeze of 1/4 lime

VODKA COCKTAILS FOR TAILGATING SEASON

South Carolina’s Dixie Charleston Charmer

2 oz Dixie Mint Vodka
4 oz Cannonborough Grapefruit Elderflower

VODKA COCKTAILS FOR TAILGATING SEASON

Tennessee’s Whistlin’ Dixie

2 oz Dixie Southern Vodka
3 oz Jumbo Fruit Punch
shake with ice
top with soda
squeeze 1/4 lime

Dixie Tide

1 oz Dixie Black Pepper Vodka
1.5 oz cranberry juice
0.5 oz simple syrup
2-4 oz dry hard cider

Combine first three ingredients in a shaker tin over ice. Hard shake and pour into rocks glass with one large ice cube. Top with cider and serve.

VODKA COCKTAILS FOR TAILGATING SEASON

Southern Charm

Fill shaker with ice; add: 2 oz. Dixie Citrus Vodka
3 cucumber slices
2 oz. apple cider
Juice of 1/2 lemon
2 mint leaves

Shake; pour in ice-filled glass. Top with tonic. Garnish with cucumber slice.

So tell us – what vodka cocktails will you be serving during tailgating season?

Vodka Cocktails for Tailgating Season

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