Cocktail of the Week: Superbowl Cocktails

Superbowl Cocktails: The Steel Helmet & Cardinal Cocktail
The Steel Helmet is essentially a White Russian with, well, a helmet. The topper and distinguishing mark is a float of Galliano liqueur, a stunning liqueur with spicy tones, and this extra little touch adds a nice aspect to the favorite cocktail. Either milk or cream will work here and is a matter of personal preference. If you’re looking for a thicker drink, cream is the better choice and since it is served on the rocks that really is the best choice.

Ingredients:

1 oz vodka
1 oz coffee liqueur
milk or cream to fill
Galliano liqueur

Preparation:

Build the vodka, coffee liqueur and milk or cream in an old-fashioned glass.

Stir well.


The Cardinal Cocktail is simply a Kir made with red wine.
This is a simple way to dress up a less desirable red wine that you
don’t find your favorite but you couldn’t bear to see go to waste. The creme de cassis also adds some delicious sweetness to a Merlot or Pinot Noir that you
may find a bit too dry for your taste at the time. One thing is for
certain, for wine lovers a bottle of cassis is a fantastic and easy way
to spice up the average glass of vino.

Ingredients:

1 oz creme de cassis
red wine
Float Galliano on top by slowly pouring it over the back of a bar spoon.

Preparation:

  1. Pour the creme de cassis into a wine glass filled with ice.
  2. Fill with red wine.

Recipes courtesy of Colleen Graham

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