Archives for February2016


Charissa Thompson and Mercedes-Benz at the Super Bowl

As part of the Super Bowl 50 festivities, Extra Host Charissa Thompson joined Mercedes-Benz for a ride in the Iron Schöckl. Set up outside of AT&T park as a way for the brand to engage fans, the Iron Schöckl features a G-Class SUV, one of the most powerful and rugged models in the Mercedes-Benz lineup. Its capabilities were on display as Charissa cruised up a 45-degree angled steel ramp.

Mercedes Benz Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in San Francisco. (Photo by Jack Dempsey for Mercedes Benz)

Mercedes Benz Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in San Francisco. (Photo by Jack Dempsey for Mercedes Benz)

Mercedes Benz Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in San Francisco. (Photo by Jack Dempsey for Mercedes Benz)

Mercedes Benz Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in San Francisco. (Photo by Jack Dempsey for Mercedes Benz)

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Jamie Foxx and Mercedes-Benz at the Super Bowl

As part of the Super Bowl 50 festivities, Jamie Foxx joined Mercedes-Benz for a ride in the Iron Schöckl. Set up outside of AT&T park as a way for the brand to engage fans, the Iron Schöckl features a G-Class SUV, one of the most powerful and rugged models in the Mercedes-Benz lineup. Check out the Iron Schöckl as it cruised down a 45-degree ramp!

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 05:  Jamie Foxx poses for a photo in the Special Edition Mercedes-Benz G550 In Celebration Of Super Bowl 50 on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for MBUSA)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – FEBRUARY 05: Jamie Foxx poses for a photo in the Special Edition Mercedes-Benz G550 In Celebration Of Super Bowl 50 on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for MBUSA)

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 05:  Jamie Foxx poses for a photo in the Special Edition Mercedes-Benz G550 In Celebration Of Super Bowl 50 on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for MBUSA)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – FEBRUARY 05: Jamie Foxx poses for a photo in the Special Edition Mercedes-Benz G550 In Celebration Of Super Bowl 50 on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for MBUSA)

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 05:  Jamie Foxx poses for a photo in the Special Edition Mercedes-Benz G550 In Celebration Of Super Bowl 50 on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for MBUSA)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – FEBRUARY 05: Jamie Foxx poses for a photo in the Special Edition Mercedes-Benz G550 In Celebration Of Super Bowl 50 on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for MBUSA)

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 05:  Jamie Foxx Goes for a spin in the Special Edition Mercedes-Benz G550 In Celebration Of Super Bowl 50 on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for MBUSA)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – FEBRUARY 05: Jamie Foxx Goes for a spin in the Special Edition Mercedes-Benz G550 In Celebration Of Super Bowl 50 on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for MBUSA)

 

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New Orleans Inspired Cocktails to Celebrate Mardi Gras

Since it’s Mardi Gras this Tuesday we thought we’d share some delicious cocktails that will get you in the Mardi Gras spirit! From the classic Mardi Gras Hurricane cocktail with Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum to shot recipes using the new Captain Morgan Cannon Blast, these drinks will give you a taste of the Big Easy right at home!

Hurricane

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Ingredients:

0.75 oz. Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum

0.75 oz. Captain Morgan White Rum

2 oz. passion fruit juice

1 oz. orange juice

Juice of half a lime

1 tbsp. simple syrup

1 tbsp. grenadine

Orange slice and cherry for garnish

Directions:

  1. Add Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, Captain Morgan White Rum, passion fruit juice, orange juice, lime juice, simple syrup and grenadine into a shaker.
  2. Shae and pour into crushed ice-filled hurricane glass or other specialty glass.
  1. Garnish with orange and cherry.

Honey Badger

Honey Badger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients:

1.25 oz. Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum

0.75 oz. fresh lemon juice

0.5 oz. honey

1 lemon wedge

Directions:

  1. Combine liquid ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until cold.
  2. Strain into a glass and garnish with a lemon wedge.

Crannon Blast

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Ingredients:

1.0 oz. Captain Morgan Cannon Blast

0.5 oz. Cranberry juice

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice.
  2. Shake and pour into a shot glass.

Cannon Blast

Cannon Blast Bottle Image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients:

1.5 oz. Captain Morgan Cannon Blast

Directions:

  1. Pour Captain Morgan Cannon Blast in a shaker with ice.
  2. Shake and pour into a shot glass.

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Team Themed Cocktails & Food Pairings for the Big Game

With the upcoming big game, we’d like to help you celebrate with a couple Big Bowls of batch cocktails.


Cheering for the Cats: Make your party special by pairing the Keep Pounding Punch with the Dab On ‘Em Wings.

Big Cats Food Pairings


Rooting on the Orange & Blue: Impress guests with the Orange Crush Punch and Bucking BBQ Bites.

Orange and Blue Food Pairings


House divided? Celebrate with The Golden Gate cocktail. Bulleit Bourbon is deeply tied to the Bay Area through founder Tom Bulleit’s love for the city. In fact, Bulleit Rye was created in direct response to requests from the San Francisco bartending community.

Regardless of the team, we hope you whip up these cocktails to celebrate 50 years of professional football.


The Golden Gate

The Golden Gate

1.25 oz. Bulleit Rye
0.5 oz. blackberry syrup
2 dashes bitters

Directions:
Add ingredients to an ice-filled rocks glass. Stir and serve.


Keep Pounding Punch

KEEP POUNDING PUNCH (Serves 25):
*recipe created by Kevin Deidrich

Ingredients:
750 ml. Bottle of George Dickel Rye
10 oz. Lemon Juice
5 oz. Ginger Syrup
15 oz. Sparkling Water
7 tbsp. Simple Syrup
Muddled Raspberries
Muddled Mint leaves

Directions:
Mix ingredients in punch bowl, add muddled fruits, chill and serve with ice.


Dab on 'Em Wings

DAB ON ‘EM WINGS

Ingredients:
.3 cup Crown Royal Canadian Whisky®
.3 cup Honey
.25 cup Soy sauce
2 Tablespoons Thai chili sauce
1 packet (0.75-ounce) stir-fry seasoning
2 teaspoons crushed garlic
4 pounds chicken wing drumettes
3 scallions (green onions), finely chopped (optional)
.25 cup chopped peanuts (optional)

Directions:
In a large bowl, combine whisky, honey, soy sauce, chili sauce, stir-fry seasoning, and garlic. Add drumettes, tossing to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in refrigerator for at least 3 hours, preferably overnight.

Set up grill for direct cooking over medium-high heat. Oil grate when ready to start cooking. Let drumettes stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Place on hot, oiled grill. Cook for 12 to 18 minutes or until cooked through, turning occasionally. Transfer chicken to a platter. Sprinkle with chopped scallions and peanuts (optional).


Orange Crush Punch

ORANGE CRUSH PUNCH (Serves 6):

Ingredients:
9 oz. CAPTAIN MORGAN® Coconut Rum
9 oz. Orange juice
6 oz. Cranberry juice
3 oz. Ruby red grapefruit juice

Directions:
Combine all ingredients including Captain Morgan Coconut Rum in a pitcher and stir.


Bucking Bacon Bites

BUCKING BBQ BITES
*recipe created by George Johnson from The Comfort of Cooking

Chicken Recipe:
Nonstick cooking spray
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
8 oz. (half pound) bacon, cut into thirds
1/2 cup Spicy Sweet BBQ Sauce (recipe below)
Toothpicks

Directions:
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spray lightly with cooking spray. Wrap each chicken piece with a small strip of bacon. Secure with a toothpick and place on the baking sheet. Brush with BBQ sauce. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove pan from oven, brush bites with more BBQ sauce, and return to oven. Bake for 15 more minutes. Serve warm.

Sauce Recipe:

1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup chile sauce
1/2 cup Captain Morgan® Original Spiced Rum
1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 teaspoon ground dry mustard
Ground black pepper, to taste

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over low heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes, or until thickened as desired. Stir occasionally. Use immediately as you wish, or store in refrigerator until ready to use.

 

 

 

-SDL Staff