Mardi Gras is this week and Crown Royal Whiskey is making it easy for everyone not in New Orleans to celebrate from home. Here are some Mardi Gras inspired cocktails that are fun and won’t require beads.
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 Royàl (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.