Mardi Gras Cocktails and Fat Tuesday wishes

Mardi Gras Cocktails
Let the good times roll

Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday”) or Shrove Tuesday is the last day of feasting before the Christian celebration of Ash Wednesday begins.

Embraced as a day to indulge without abandon, Mardi Gras or “Fat Tuesday” has long been known for inspiring great celebrations around the world. Providing no better reason to hit the bars or plan your own carnival-themed bash at home on a Tuesday night, Mardi Gras is a party not to be missed!

Purple and green beads, flashy sequined masks, and bright costumes are only part of the experience; no Mardi Gras is complete without delicious and colorful cocktails. Embracing old cocktail favorites like the “Red Rooster” and introducing new ones using southern classics like sweet tea, SKYY is ready to celebrate this decadent holiday in style with cocktails featuring its new all natural Infusions. Infused with succulent real fruit, sweet and vibrant, the line of SKYY Infusions vodkas is an easy way to ensure your home bar is stocked and Mardi Gras-ready.

Whether your ideal celebration of debauchery is Bourbon Street, Rio, Sydney, uptown or the village, these cocktails will have you screaming, “Laissez les bon temps roulez,” or if you don’t speak French, “Let the good times roll!” Just remember no texting or drinking and driving.

Mardi Grape
2 oz. SKYY Infusions Grape
2 oz. Grapefruit Juice
2 oz. Grape Juice
0.5 oz. Club Soda

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a Collins glass with fresh ice. Garnish with green and red grapes on a toothpick.

Southern Belle
2 oz. SKYY Infusions Pineapple
0.5 oz. Light Rum
0.5 oz. Dark Rum
1 oz. Coconut Rum
1 oz. Gin
1 oz. Raspberry Liqueur
1 oz. Triple Sec
3 oz. Orange Juice

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a hurricane glass with ice. Garnish with cocktail umbrella and straw.

Beaded Lady
1 oz. SKYY Infusions Passion Fruit
0.5 oz Gin
0.5 oz Triple Sec
0.5 oz Lime Juice
2 oz. Pineapple Juice
Dash of Bitters
Soda water

Combine all the ingredients (except the bitters and soda) in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into iced tall pilsner glass. Top with soda & bitters. Garnish with pineapple star.

Red Rooster
1.5 oz. SKYY Infusions Raspberry
2 oz. Cranberry Juice
0.5 oz. Orange Juice

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with cherry and orange slice.

Fat Tuesday Iced Tea
2 oz. SKYY Infusions Citrus
1 oz. Lemonade
3 oz. Sweet Iced Tea

Combine all ingredients over ice in a highball glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

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