15 Awesome, Easy Tailgating cocktails

Tailgating parties are a time-honored tradition, bringing friends, family, and fellow fans together to celebrate their favorite sports teams. So which are the best cocktails to serve at your tailgating party?

While beer has long been the drink of choice for tailgating, you don’t need to settle for it. You can add some new flavors and sophistication to your tailgate with some delicious cocktails.

Overhead shot of Alabama Slammer cocktail

Choosing the Cocktails

The trick to picking a great tailgating cocktail is for it to be easy to make and easy to transport. You’re going to want this to travel in a pitcher or beverage dispenser.

So they need to be drinks you can make in a big batch before you travel, and that you can pour and top off as needed.

Tailgating cocktails