These 10 Mardi Gras Drinks Will Get You Buzzing

Get a taste of the Big Easy with these favorite cocktails. (We suggest scaling the recipes to make a pitcher to share!)

Hurricane Cocktail

The classic Mardi Gras cocktail—serve in hurricane glasses.

Hurricane Cocktail

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Vieux Carre Cocktail

A rye whiskey and cognac cocktail named after a hotel in New Orleans.

Vieux Carre Cocktail

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Mardi Gras Smoothies

A fruity smoothie with a kick!

Mardi Gras Smoothies

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Sloe Gin Fizz Cocktail

A Sloe Gin gets a refreshing makeover with fizzy club soda, sugar, and lemon juice.

Sloe Gin Fizz Cocktail

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The French 75

The New Orleans version of this popular drink includes cognac.

TheFrench75

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Creolo Cocktail

An original cocktail from New Orleans with rum, club soda, lemon, and mint.

Creolo Cocktail

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Cocktail a la Louisiane

A complex rye whiskey cocktail that’s named after an old restaurant in New Orleans.

Cocktail a la Louisiane

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Red Rooster

Vodka poured over ice with orange and cranberry juices.

Red Rooster

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Mad Creole Cocktail

It’s the madeira that sets this classic cocktail apart.

Mad Creole Cocktail

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Party Mimosa

A tropical change from the everyday mimosa.

Party Mimosa

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