From New York, you have to cross the Hackensack River in New Jersey to reach MetLife Stadium for Super Bowl XXXVIII. This cocktail celebrates the Garden State, home to the Statue of Liberty, and half of the hosting committee for professional football’s ultimate game.
1 1/2 ounce rye
1/2 ounce triple sec
1/2 ounce lime juice
Blueberries (New Jersey’s state fruit)
Add rye, liqueur and lime juice to an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake until frosty. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Float 6 blueberries as a garnish.
Tasting notes: Tangy lime surprise with sweet bites of fresh blueberry.
Tomorrow: Super Bowl contender
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