MARDI GRAS DRINK IDEAS

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Mardi Gras Drink Ideas You’ll Love (Even if You’re Not in New Orleans)

Let’s all admit and say that despite all the organic and natural foods and drinks we aim to promote here, and expose the corrupt food industry that could negatively affect your body, we also know for a fact that almost everyone who’ve heard of Mardi Gras and live in New Orleans, or other cities that host Mardi Gras is going to eventually drink alcohol – mixed or straight. And due to the traditions of Mardi Gras, most of them (probably including you) is going to get F**** up.

So since there’s a slight chance you and most of our readers are going to get their swerve on, we decided to share our gallery of DIY Mardi Gras drinks that you can try at home, or request at your favorite bar. At least at home you can decide if the ingredients will remain organic. So without further ado, let’s geaux to our gallery shall we?

Celebrate Fat Tuesday as it’s meant to be celebrated: with delicious cocktails.

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Mardi Gras Mango-Rita

Ingredients:

1 cup crushed ice
1 large ripe mango, peeled, pitted and diced
1/2 cup Tequila
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (reserve one squeezed lime half to moisten glass rims)
Coarse salt

Instructions:

Combine ice, mango, tequila and lime juice in a blender and puree until smooth. Moisten rims of 2 margarita glasses with reserved lime half and dip each glass rim in coarse salt. Pour Mango-rita into margarita glasses.

Courtesy of the National Mango Board

 

 

 

 


 

Peach Bellini

Ingredients:

1.25 oz CÎROC Peach
.25 oz champagne

Instructions:

In a flute glass or champagne, combine peach vodka with champagne of your choosing.

Courtesy of CÎROC Ultra Premium


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The Mardi Totem Pole

Ingredients:

1.5oz kiwi puree
.25oz lime juice
.25 simple syrup
1.5oz Absolut Mandarin
1oz Passionfruit puree
Peychaud bitters

Instructions:

Combine the kiwi puree, lime juice, and simple syrup in one shaker tin, and the Absolut Mandarin and Passsionfruit puree in another.
Shake each group with an ice cube. In a tall, clear glass pour the kiwi puree mixture, add ice, and then pour the contents of the shaker. Top with peychaud bitters and more crushed ice.
Garnish with a sugar cane, kiwi slice, and umbrella.

– Courtesy of Absolut Vodka


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Clicquot Rich Rosé Parade Ingredients: 5-6 large ice cubes 2-3 slices of guava Veuve Clicquot Rich Rosé Champagne Instructions: Place 5 ice cubes in a large wine glass, add the slices of guava, and finish with chilled Veuve Clicquot Rich Rosé. Garnish with extra fruit slices. – Courtesy of Veuve Clicquot
Clicquot Rich Rosé Parade

Ingredients:

5-6 large ice cubes
2-3 slices of guava
Veuve Clicquot Rich Rosé Champagne

Instructions:

Place 5 ice cubes in a large wine glass, add the slices of guava, and finish with chilled Veuve Clicquot Rich Rosé. Garnish with extra fruit slices.

Courtesy of Veuve Clicquot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Circus of Sour Ingredients: 1.5 oz DeLeón Reposado Tequila .75 oz lemon juice 1 oz Simple syrup 4-6 Dashes Angostura bitters Instructions: Combine all but bitters in rocks glass and stir. Add bitters and ice. – Courtesy of DeLeón Tequila
Circus of Sour

Ingredients:

1.5 oz DeLeón Reposado Tequila
.75 oz lemon juice
1 oz Simple syrup
4-6 Dashes Angostura bitters

Instructions:

Combine all but bitters in rocks glass and stir. Add bitters and ice.

Courtesy of DeLeón Tequila

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Elderflower Float Ingredients: 1oz Absolut .75oz Lillet Rose 4 oz Elderflower soda (Belvoir, Fentimans) 2 scoops lemon-basil sorbet Instructions: Chill all ingredients before mixing. Add soda, Lillet and Absolut to a chilled glass with two 1”cubes. Add sorbet on top. Garnish with Micro-basil and edible white flowers. – Courtesy of Absolut Vodka
The Elderflower Float

Ingredients:

1oz Absolut
.75oz Lillet Rose
4 oz Elderflower soda (Belvoir, Fentimans)
2 scoops lemon-basil sorbet

Instructions:

Chill all ingredients before mixing. Add soda, Lillet and Absolut to a chilled glass with two 1”cubes. Add sorbet on top. Garnish with
Micro-basil and edible white flowers.

Courtesy of Absolut Vodka

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Article source: townandcountrymag.com

Not trying to condone “drinking too much” where he/she start to look like a centerfold, but we want you to enjoy yourself while enjoying the most exciting exotic drinks out there…organic or non-organic. Make sure you pack our “hangover cure” BEFORE hitting the carnivals!

GOT ANY MARDI GRAS SPIRITS IDEAS WE CAN TRY OUT? WHICH DRINK ABOVE YOU WANT TO TRY? SHARE IN THE COMMENTS BELOW!!!

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