New Orleans Inspired Cocktails to Celebrate Mardi Gras

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The party of the year has kicked off in New Orleans.  Knowing everyone can’t jet down to the Big Easy for the celebrations, we thought we’d share some delicious cocktails that will get you and your readers in the Mardi Gras spirit.

From the classic Mardi Gras Hurricane cocktail with Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum to shot recipes using the new Captain Morgan Cannon Blast, these drinks will give you a taste of the Big Easy right at home!

 

Hurricane

Mardi Gras

Ingredients:

0.75 oz. Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum

0.75 oz. Captain Morgan White Rum

2 oz. passion fruit juice

1 oz. orange juice

Juice of half a lime

1 tbsp. simple syrup

1 tbsp. grenadine

Orange slice and cherry for garnish

 

Directions:

  1. Add Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, Captain Morgan White Rum, passion fruit juice, orange juice, lime juice, simple syrup and grenadine into a shaker.
  2. Shake and pour into crushed ice-filled hurricane glass or other specialty glass.
  3. Garnish with orange and cherry.

 

 

Honey Badger

Mardi Gras

Ingredients:

1.25 oz. Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum

0.75 oz. fresh lemon juice

0.5 oz. honey

1 lemon wedge

 

Directions:

  1. Combine liquid ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until cold.
  2. Strain into a glass and garnish with a lemon wedge.

 

 

Crannon Blast

Mardi Gras

Ingredients:

1.0 oz. Captain Morgan Cannon Blast

0.5 oz. Cranberry juice

 

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice.
  2. Shake and pour into a shot glass.

 

 

Cannon Blast

Mardi Gras

Ingredients:

1.5 oz. Captain Morgan Cannon Blast

 

Directions:

  1. Pour Captain Morgan Cannon Blast in a shaker with ice.
  2. Shake and pour into a shot glass.
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