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Top 5 Mardi Gras Cocktails

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Cocktail Ideas For Mardi GrasGet ready to take your Fat Tuesday festivities to a new level with these festive Mardi Gras cocktails. They  are sure to let you experience the spirits of New Orleans wherever you are in this world. Read on to know more about these intoxicating drinks…


 


 


 


 


Top 5 Classy Cocktail Ideas For Mardi Gras


 


1. Bahama Mama


A kaluha and rum rich drink, it has the flavors of pineapple juice and coconut liqueur. The first sip of this drink reminded me of Pina Colada! But, this tastes even better!


 


2. French 75


French 75


Gin, champagne, lemon, and Angostura bitters! A tart, effervescent drink it is quite refreshing as well. Add a little sugar if you want your drink to be a sweet one! Agave nectar will be a better sweetener as it has fewer calories when compared to sugar.


 


3. Hurricane Cocktail


The classic Mardi Gras drink, it can be prepared very easily. Shake equal amounts of dark rum and passion fruit juice with 3/4th quantity of lemon juice! Serve in chilled Hurricane glass garnished with cherry.


 


4. Brandy Milk Punch


Brandy Milk Punch


This is the showstopper drink! Flavored with nutmeg, this brandy and milk mixture is sweetened with sugar or honey. Give it a new dimension by adding vanilla ice cream.


 


5. Ramos Gin Fizz


Also known as the New Orleans Fizz, this delicate mix of gin, citrus juice, egg white and heavy cream owes it birth to Henry C. Ramos, a bar owner from New Orleans. This fizzy gin based drink is a popular Mardi Gras cocktail.


 


These invigorating Mardi Gras cocktails are so versatile that you can include them as part of any celebrations! They are sure to render a special zest!


 


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Anonymous's picture
Love the fizzy ones best!
festivalfoods's picture
Fizzy cocktails are perfect party boosters!
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Anonymous's picture
Milk punch is a traditional recipe, so is Hurricane!
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Yes, these are two classic drinks enjoyed during Mardi Gras.