Brew up a taste of the Big Easy with Mardi Gras-themed drinks

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Can't make it to New Orleans for all the Mardi Gras festivities? Bring a taste of the Big Easy to your own celebration with these Mardi Gras-themed drink recipes.

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.

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