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Six Great Drinks for Mardi Gras and Margarita Days

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Mardi Gras is on Tuesday, February 21st this year and what makes this year’s celebration even more fun is that the random holiday Margarita Day follows on February 22nd! Why not celebrate one or both days with a fun drink? Here are some great recipes fun three Mardi Gras drinks and three ideas on margarita options!

Mardi Gras Drinks

Mardi Gras, or fat Tuesday, is the last day of Carnival season and is the perfect time to hop into some fun celebratory drinks.

El Charro Norte’s The Peacemaker

The Peacemaker, El Charro Norte, Mardi Gras, Margarita Day

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Looking for a brand new, inventive cocktail recipe? El Charro Norte’s The Peacemaker is a colorful and flavor explosion of creativity and tradition. The Peacemaker Recipe.

New Orleans Hurricane

The New Orleans Hurricane is a powerful tropical drink that will make you feel like you are in the heart of the French Quarter during Mardi Gras. From the first delicious sip, you’ll swear you can hear the exuberant music of a Mardi Gras parade on your own street! New Orleans Hurricane recipe.

Mardi Grass Madness Punch

Having a Mardi Gras party? This drink offers options of with or without vodka giving partygoers the option of a fantastic drink. This concoction includes grape juice, pineapple juice, and citrus and will quench the thirst of a crowd! Mardi Grass Madness Punch recipe.

Margarita Drinks

The Peacemaker, El Charro Norte, Mardi Gras, Margarita Day

Margaritas are certainly a fan favorite and with three main ingredients: tequila, triple sec, and lime juice; the drink is a user-friend drink to create. Of course, you can add all kinds of ingredients to make a margarita of your choosing.

Here are three great margarita drink ideas, with recipes, that you can make for Margarita Day or for Mardi Gras!

The Traditional Margarita

If you love a good margarita and like to keep it traditional then you certainly can’t go wrong with this sweet, sour, and salty drink option. Learn to make a simple, classic margarita by following this foolproof classic margarita recipe.

The Strawberry Margarita

Adding the flavor of fresh or frozen berries can give your margarita an added level of flavor. The sweet tartness of strawberries is a great addition to any margarita drink. With the sweet and sour amped up, rimming your glass with salt is optional. If you want a sweet option, consider rimming with lime and infused sugar instead of salt. Here is a fantastic strawberry margarita recipe to add some berry brightness to your Margarita Day!

Melon Margarita

Melon liqueur will majorly change the flavor and color of a class margarita making it a sweeter option over the classic counterpart. If you prefer a drink with a light, refreshing, melon flavor this is a perfect option for you. Of course, there is an option to cut the sweetness level for those who prefer a drink that it a little less sweet. Check out this great melon margarita recipe.

There are so many options to pick from. Margarita recipe options have so many options that your imagination is the limit on what twists you can add to this classic and delicious beverage. Mardi Gras offers so many cocktail recipe options for any skill level. It doesn’t matter if you prefer to make a fun mixed drink for Mardi Gras or a fun take on the classic margarita on Margarita Day you can’t go wrong with any of these drink options.

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