Beer isn’t the only thing to drink at tailgates!

Bill wants to help kickoff football season with these game-day drinks that are sure to be a touchdown at your tailgate!

Tailgating is a beloved tradition southerners take seriously. Don’t fumble when it’s your weekend to plan! Beer is no longer the only staple drink for your Saturday or Sunday tent parties. Go for two and give your friends some tailgate cocktails they will love! No matter who you root for, these drinks will be the talk of the tailgate.

Tailgating Drinks Clarksville Tn Football Season

Sunny Day Cocktail by George Dickle

For those who sing ‘Rocky Top’ in their sleep.


  • 1.3 oz. George Dickel No. 12 Whisky
  • 0.75 oz. lemon juice
  • 0.5 oz. simple syrup
  • 0.5 oz. lilikoi syrup
  • 1 oz. club soda


  1. Shake top with 1 oz. club soda & strain into a highball glass.
  2. Garnish with a half orange wheel & a cherry.


Orange Crush Cocktail by Magnoliadays.com

For those whose first words were ‘Go Vols’.


  • 2 oz. fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 ½ oz. vodka
  • 1 Tbsp. triple sec
  • Splash of lemon-lime sparkling water or soda
  • Orange slice for garnish


  1. Combine the OJ, vodka, and triple sec in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Cover and shake vigorously.
  3. Pour contents of shaker into a highball glass.
  4. Pour a splash of lemon-lime sparkling water on top and stir to combine.
  5. Garnish with an orange slice.


The Kentucky Wildcat by DrinkMixer.com

For those who bleed blue and white.


  • ½ oz. Southern Comfort peach liqueur
  • ½ oz. Yukon Jack
  • 1 oz. Jim Beam
  • 2 oz. sweet and sour mix
  • 2 oz. Coca-Cola


  1. Pour ingredients over ice in a highball glass and stir gently.
  2. Garnish with a twist of lemon


The Tipsy Wildcat by KitchenPrepBlog.com

For those who learned to read by spelling C-A-T-S!


  • 1 oz. Southern Comfort
  • 1 oz. Kentucky Bourbon
  • 2 oz. sweet and sour mix
  • Splash of Blue Curacao
  • 2 oz. lemon-lime soda


  1. Stir together first 4 ingredients and pour into highball glass over ice.
  2. Top with lemon-lime soda and stir
  3. Garnish with a twist of lemon or lime rind.


When it comes to tailgate prep, Bill’s Package Store has all you need to score big with your friends! Come see us for all the ingredients you’ll need to make this football season a winning one! We’re conveniently located on Ft. Campbell Blvd and also open on Sunday’s from 10am-11pm! From spirits to wine, we’ve got something for everyone…21 and older!