New Orleans Inspired Cocktails for Mardi Gras

Friday 05th, February 2016 / 13:53 Written by
New Orleans Inspired Cocktails for Mardi Gras
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“Laissez le Bon Temps Rouler” this Weekend

 

The party of the year is about to kick off this weekend in New Orleans.  Knowing everyone can’t jet down to the Big Easy for the celebrations, here are some delicious cocktails that will get you 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

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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. Shae and pour into crushed ice-filled hurricane glass or other specialty glass.
  1. Garnish with orange and cherry.

 

Honey Badger

Honey Badger

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

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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

Cannon Blast Bottle Image

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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