Select a candidate to drink to:
It doesn't have to be the VP Candidate you plan to vote for - in fact it's often more fun if it isn't. If you are at a party, try assigning candidates randomly to the guests.
Take a drink* every time your candidate says anything on his list
Additional drinking opportunities
Start the night off with a gimme – Take a drink for each person or organization that your candidate thanks in his opening remarks.
If your candidate has any type of numbered or multi-step plan – Take one drink for each number.
Each time you see your candidate force an awkward grin or laugh while his opponent is insulting him or disparaging his policies – Take a drink.Here is a perfect fall beverage for the game:
Apple Cider Sangria
Makes 12 servings
1 bottle (1500 ml) pinot grigio
1 qt. good quality apple cider
1 cup ginger brandy
1/2 cup sugar
2 honey crisp apples, chopped
2 Bosc pears, chopped
Mix wine, cider, brandy and sugar.
Stir in fruit.
*Because this may be a high scoring game, a drink is defined as a sip of sangria. Know your limits and please drink responsibly.
Drinking starts October 11, at 9:00pm Eastern Time