Home > Food & Drink > Final Four cocktail recipes

Final Four cocktail recipes

In celebration of this weekend’s Final Four showdown in Minneapolis, we offer you a way to celebrate wherever you are! Here are four recipes we chose in honor of each of the four teams vying for an NCAA national title Monday night.

Lover’s Cocktail for Virginia

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle chilled Prosecco
  • 1/2 oz. Limoncello
  • 1/2 oz. vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Cointreau
  • Dash of grenadine, for color
  • Maraschino cherry

Preparation:

In a shaker of ice, pour Limoncello, vodka and Cointreau and shake for 20 seconds. Pour this medley into a tall fluted glass. Fill the rest of the glass with Prosecco. Add a touch of grenadine and stir gently, and drop a maraschino cherry into the glass. Recipe from www.hgtv.com.


Auburn “War Eagle” Rum Punch

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz. rum
  • 6 oz. orange juice
  • 1 handful ice
  • 4 oz. Sprite

Preparation:

Mix rum and orange juice in a cocktail shaker. Pour into a large glass filled with ice. Top with Sprite before serving. Recipe from www.delish.com.

The Chilton for Texas Tech

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. vodka
  • Juice of 2 lemons

Preparation:

Rim a highball glass with salt, then fill with ice. Add vodka and lemon juice. Fill the glass with soda water and stir gently. Garnish with a lemon wheel or wedge. Recipe from
www.texasmonthly.com.

Hummer for Michigan State

Ingredients

  • 3/4 ounces of Kahlua
  • 3/4 ounce white Bacardi rum
  • 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream

Preparation

Blend all ingredients and serve in a cocktail glass.  Recipe compliments of Detroit Free Press.


You may also like
Final Four brings regional flavor and seafood recipes