Celebrate Mardi Gras with DIY cocktails

9th Feb 2013 / By Guest Contributor

Mardi Gras is here! It’s time to wear green, gold, and purple! Delight your taste buds with traditional Fat Tuesday cocktails. For an on the rocks, sweet cocktail, the Hurricane will surely not disappoint. If you are in the mood for a blended fruity drink, a good ‘ol Mango Daiquiri will hit the spot. Read more to get the recipes.





1 oz. light rum

1 oz. dark rum

½ oz. passion fruit juice

½ oz. fresh lime juice

1 ½ oz. orange juice

1 ½ oz. pineapple juice

Add the ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. Give it a good shake and strain into a chilled glass.




Mango Daiquiri

1 ½ oz. light rum

¾ oz. lime juice

½ tsp. sugar

6 mango cubes

4-5 ice cubes

Add all ingredients to a blender until smooth and pour into a chilled glass.


Bonus Drink: Hand Grenade

1 ½  oz Gin
1 ½ oz Grain alcohol
1 ½ oz Melon liqueur
1 ½  oz Rum
1 ½ oz Vodka

Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and strain into glass filled with crushed ice.


Tell us your favorite celebratory drinks in the comments below.

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