Friday, February 12, 2010

Cocktails: Mardi Gras!

Party Like You're at Mardi Gras...Even if You're Not.

Whether you are throwing Mardi Gras beads off a float or just throwing back some drinks, Three Olives Vodka and 1800 Silver Tequila can help you jazz up the festivities. 

Throw Me Something Mr. Martini

* 2 oz. Three-O Grape Vodka
* 1 oz. Three-O Vanilla Vodka
* Splash grape juice, shake with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass.
* Garnish with lemon twist.

Bombed on Bourbon Street
1⁄2 oz. Three-O Cherry Vodka
1 oz. energy drink
Pour vodka into shot glass and add your favorite energy drink.

New Orleans Flasher
2 oz. 1800 Silver Tequila
2 oz. melon liqueur
Squeeze of lime
Mix in glass filled with ice and garnish with a cherry.

King of Mardi Gras
1 oz. 1800 Silver Tequila
1 oz. Cointreau orange liquer
1 oz. sweet and sour mix
½ Lime juice
Pour tequila, cointreau, and sweet & sour over crushed ice. Add lime juice. Can be made frozen by putting in a blender with 3 cups ice.

These Mardi Gras themed colored drinks can get the party started like you’re on Bourbon Street….even if you aren’t.

**Check out our other Bottoms Up articles for more recipes.

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