The Mardi Gras celebration will soon be here – Fat Tuesday is February 16th. If you can’t make it down to Bourbon Street, there’s no better way to celebrate than with some cocktails that originated in New Orleans and are enjoyed in mass quantities through Mardi Gras.
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In a shaker, mix rum, passion fruit syrup, juices and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Stir in grenadine, then add ice and shake. Half-fill a hurricane glass with ice and strain drink into glass. Garnish with orange slice and cherry.
The Hand Grenade
1½ oz gin
1½ oz grain alcohol
1½ oz melon liquor
1½ oz vodka
1½ oz rum
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