Mardi Gras Cocktail Recipes

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Katrina’s Folly (Recipe from Chef John Russ of Lüke San Antonio)
2 oz Bacardi light
1 oz 151 Bacardi
2 oz Kraken spiced dark rum
2 oz orange juice
1 oz lemon juice
1 oz lime juice
2 oz passion fruit juice
crushed ice

Combine and stir. Serve chilled, preferably in a tall glass or red Solo cup.

KIMBERLY SENTNER
KIMBERLY SENTNER

TRADITIONAL SAZERAC (Recipe borrowed from epicurious.com)
1 cube sugar
1 teaspoon cold water
2 ounces rye whiskey
Dash Pernod
Dash Peychaud’s bitters
3 or 4 ice cubes
Twist lemon peel

Dissolve the sugar in cold water in a mixing glass. Add the whiskey, Pernod, bitters and ice cubes and stir well. Strain into a well-chilled glass, twist the lemon peel over the drink to release the oil, then drop it in.

For the Fallout (Recipe from Chef John Russ of Lüke San Antonio)
1 oz anejo tequila
1 oz vodka
1 oz gin
1 oz curacao, blue
1 oz 151 bacardi
3 oz pineapple juice
1 oz orange juice

crushed ice

Combine and stir. Serve chilled, preferably in a tall glass or red Solo cup.

French 75 (epicurious.com)
French 75 (epicurious.com)

FRENCH 75 (recipe from esquire.com)
2 ounces gin (preferably London Dry Gin)
1 teaspoon superfine sugar
1/2 ounce lemon juice
5 ounces Brut champagne

Shake well with cracked ice in a chilled cocktail shaker, then strain into a Collins glass half-full of cracked ice and top off with champagne.

Napoleon’s Last Stand (Created by Ricky Gomez)
1 oz. Crown Royal Deluxe
3/4 oz. Pimms
3/4 oz. Lemon Juice
3/4 oz. Simple Syrup

Place all ingredients in a shaker tin. Add ice and shake. Strain over fresh ice in Collins glass. Top off with ginger ale and garnish with slice of cucumber.

Carnival Queen (Created by Ricky Gomez)
1 1/4 oz Crown Royal Regal Apple
1/4 oz Chambord or dark berry liquor
1/4 oz lemon juice

Place all ingredients in a shaker tin. Add ice and shake. Strain into flute and top off with champagne or other sparkling wine. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Cafe Royál (Created by Ricky Gomez)
1 1/4 oz Crown Royal Vanilla
1/4 oz Grand Marnier or orange liquor
4 oz Cold Brew coffee or hot coffee

This drink can be served hot or cold. If served with cold brew pour all ingredients over ice and stir. If served hot pour all ingredients in pre heated coffee mug and stir. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and whipped cream.

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