It’s that time of year again. Football is back and so is the tailgating!

George Dickel shares with us two unique bourbon-based cocktails sure to make your next tailgate special. One of the particular cocktails is an absolute banger remake of the classic Bloody Mary, which is perfect for those early morning tailgates. Check out the George Dickel Bourbon cocktails below:

Palisade Tailgater

George Dickel Bourbon Tailgate cocktails

This refreshing, unique bourbon cocktail is sure to please fellow tailgaters. Just make sure you bring enough for everyone!


  • 2 oz Dickel Bourbon
  • 0.5 oz Lager Beer Syrup (2 parts cane sugar: 1 part beer)
  • 0.5 oz Lemon Juice
  • 0.25 oz Rothman & Winter Peach Liqueur


Shake all ingredients and fine strain into a rocks glass packed with crushed ice; garnish with several fresh slices of peach

Mary Met Dickel

When Mary Met Dickel cocktail

The ‘When Mary Met Dickel’ is a killer new take on the classic Bloody Mary.


  • 2 oz Dickel Bourbon
  • 6 oz Bloody Mary Base


Add ingredients to a shaker and gently toss/roll over ice between two shaker tins; garnish with your favorite Bloody Mary garnish such as olives, pickles, herbs, citrus, bacon or Nashville Hot Chicken

Bloody Mary Base:

  • 3 cups Tomato juice
  • 0.25 cup Horseradish
  • 0.25 cup Lemon Juice
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Black Pepper (to taste)
  • Smoked Paprika (to taste)
  • Hot Sauce (to taste)