Since this is a crowd we’re talking about, you can’t just bring a bottle of wine or a 6-pack of beer. Those servings work for a more intimate viewing audience, but when you’re attending a packed party, you want to make sure you bring drinks that can easily be shared.

If wine’s your thing, you can’t go wrong with a magnum of something delicious. It is not only easy to share, but also makes a statement — remember you are trying to not look cheap — and really helps get the party started. A good buy here would be a nice rosé or full-bodied white, as they will go best with the food, but you can’t go wrong with whatever you bring.

If beer is your thing, bring a case, or two 6-packs, of something local. Bonus points if you bring a beer that’s made in either of the two cities that the teams playing in the big game are from.

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And finally, if spirits are where your head’s at, instead of just bringing a bottle of something brown, prepare a cocktail instead. Being the one to show up with a batch of Old Fashioneds, Negronis or Martinis will ensure you are always invited back.