Mardi Gras is a day to indulge with willful extravagance, toss beads and of course put a plan in place for safe rides home. Embrace the day! Let the good times roll. And for goodness sake, wear a mask so no one recognizes those Facebook photos in the morning!

Mardi Gras Cocktails Recipes

Mardi Grape  2 ounces SKYY Infusions Grape 2 ounces Grapefruit Juice 2 ounces Grape Juice 1/2 ounce Club Soda Red and Green Grapes Garnish
Mardi Grape – recipe and photo courtesy SKYY Vodka representatives

Mardi Grape

2 ounces SKYY Infusions Grape

2 ounces Grapefruit Juice

2 ounces Grape Juice

1/2 ounce Club Soda

Red and Green Grapes Garnish

Place SKYY Infusions Grape and juices in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to blend. Strain into a tall glass over fresh ice. Top with club soda. Garnish with red and green grapes on a cocktail pick or toothpick.

Southern Belle  2 ounces SKYY Infusions Pineapple 1/2 ounce Light Rum 1/2 ounce Dark Rum 1 ounce Coconut Rum 1 ounce Gin 1 ounce Raspberry Liqueur 1 ounce Triple Sec 3 ounces Orange Juice Cocktail Umbrella
Southern Belle – recipe and photo courtesy of SKYY Vodka representatives

Southern Belle

2 ounces SKYY Infusions Pineapple

1/2 ounce Light Rum

1/2 ounce Dark Rum

1 ounce Coconut Rum

1 ounce Gin

1 ounce Raspberry Liqueur

1 ounce Triple Sec

3 ounces Orange Juice

Cocktail Umbrella

Place all liquids in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to blend. Strain into a hurricane glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a cocktail umbrella and straw.

Red Rooster 1-1/2 ounce SKYY Infusions Raspberry 2 ounces Cranberry Juice 1/2 ounce Orange Juice Cherry and Orange Slice Garnish
Red Rooster – recipe and photo courtesy of SKYY Vodka Representatives

Red Rooster

1-1/2 ounce SKYY Infusions Raspberry

2 ounces Cranberry Juice

1/2 ounce Orange Juice

Cherry and Orange Slice Garnish

Place liquids in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to blend. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Place a cocktail pick through an orange slice wrapped around a cherry and place in the glass as garnish.

Fat Tuesday Iced Tea  2 ounces SKYY Infusions Citrus 1 ounce Lemonade 3 ounces Sweet Iced Tea Lemon Wedge Garnish
Fat Tuesday Iced Tea – recipe and photo courtesy of SKYY Vodka representatives

Fat Tuesday Iced Tea

2 ounces SKYY Infusions Citrus

1 ounce Lemonade

3 ounces Sweet Iced Tea

Lemon Wedge Garnish

Place ice in a tall glass. Build ingredients in glass in the order given. Garnish with lemon wedge. Serve with a straw.

Recipes and photos provided by representatives of SKYY Vodka.

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