We aren't all lucky enough to be able to party throughout southern Louisiana during Mardi Gras. But don't worry - these cocktails will have you wanting to parade down the streets wherever you happen to be on February 28, throwing beads at anyone else who couldn't make it to New Orleans.
Enjoy your Fat Tuesday responsibly, and Bon Mardi Gras!
Sailor Jerry’s Ginger Daiquiri
- 1 ½ parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
- ¾ part homemade ginger syrup
- ½ part fresh lime juice
Add all ingredients to empty mixing glass then fill with ice. Shake vigorously. Double strain into chilled cocktail glass and garnish with candied ginger.
Citrus Aisle Party
- 2 oz. tequila
- 3/4 oz. lime juice
- 3/4 oz. cinnamon syrup
- Pinch of salt
- Q Grapefruit to top
Shake all ingredients and strain into a glass filled with ice. Top with grapefruit soda. Garnish with a lime and grapefruit wheel. Recipe by Apartment Bartender.
Hudson Storm King
- 2 parts Hudson Baby Bourbon
- 1/2 part St. Agrestis Amaro
- 5-6 parts Succession Sparkling Hard Apple Cider
- 2 dashes Fee Bros. Whiskey Barrel-Aged Bitters
- Nutmeg to garnish
Build over ample ice in rocks glass: first bitters, amaro, and Baby Bourbon, then top with apple cider. Finally, grate fresh nutmeg on top.
Reyka's Lavender 75
- 1 ½ parts Reyka Vodka
- 1 part fresh lemon juice
- ¾ part lavender syrup
- Dry Champagne to top
Combine ingredients. Shake and strain top with Champagne.