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These 5 Jello Shots Are Perfect for Tailgating

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There’s room for more than beer cans and jugs of pre-batched cocktails in your tailgate cooler. Whip up a tray (or two, or three) of festive Jello Shots, and you’ll soon attract a crowd of excited fans to your game day rager. Here, our favorite jiggly shooters to make for your next tailgate outing.

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Nothing amps up football bros and gals quite like Fireball. While a round of straight shots, bottle pulls or even a box o’ Fire wouldn’t seem out of place, these cinnamony bites are an even greater crowd-pleaser. Bring out a tray and prepare for your tailgate to get lit like a dragon.

The Essentials

Jell-O
Boiling Water
Fireball
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Tailgates only require minimal prep to pull off flawlessly. But if you take the extra time to make this colorful, layered jello masterpiece, it will vastly improve the already stellar tailgating experience. The patriotic treat will impress pretty much the entire stadium and serve nearly as many people.

The Essentials

Red, white and blue Jello
Metallic sugar
Sparklers
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Shandys are a cocktailian tradition at football games because even the most devout stirred drink aficionado must concede that brews and sports just go together. To make the refreshing drink even more celebratory, batch these jiggly Shandy shots that are appropriately shaped like little footballs.

The Essentials

pale ale
unflavored gelatin
lemon juice
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While we have full faith that you and your group can successfully drop Jäger bombs into your Solo cups, there are easier ways to get that same thrill without the mess. This jello-fied version of the frat house classic makes the logistics of the group bomb just a tad easier. Each little shot may not be as powerful as chugging a full glass of Jäger-spiked energy drink, but there’s enough Red Bull in there to give you the pep to down a couple rounds of these bad boys.

The Essentials

Red Bull
Jell-O
Jägermeister
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The only thing more patriotic than all-American football is rosé—it is the truest embodiment of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, if you ask us. These sparkling, star-shaped Rosé Jello Shots might as well be plastered on the American flag, so you can gulp the wobbly boozy bites down with pride.

The Essentials

Rosé Champagne
Crème de Pamplemousse
gelatin

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