Bring Bourbon Street home for Carnival by making these Fat Tuesday Cocktails. Classic drinks inspired by the beauty and history of the French Quarter.
5 Fat Tuesday Cocktails You Can Make at Home
It would be nice to spend a few days on Bourbon Street, celebrating Carnival with friends, cocktails, and classic New Orleans history. If you can’t make it to the party, bring the experience home with these five Fat Tuesday Cocktails.
Meyer lemons give a delightful spin to the classic French 75 Cocktail in this simple mixed drink recipe. You’ll fall in love with this super simple Meyer Lemon French 75 with the very first sip!
2. Milk Punch
Start your Fat Tuesday celebration with some delightful Milk Punch, a milk-based bourbon drink with sugar and hints of vanilla. Serve cold with nutmeg sprinkled on top for a creamy, adults-only treat.
Carnival is celebrated all over the world, and Brazil does it best with a simple Caipirinha made from Cachaça, freshly squeezed lime juice, and sugar. Cachaça is made from sugarcane and is Brazil’s favorite hard liquor.
The Ramos Gin Fizz, also known as the New Orleans Fizz or New Orleans Gin Fizz, is a creamy concoction with hints of citrus and flower water vigorously shaken to perfection. Created in the 1880s by Henry C. Ramos, this cocktail is a Mardi Gras tradition.
Named after the French Quarter, the Vieux Carré Cocktail is pure, old-world New Orleans. The cognac and rye whiskey cocktail was invented at the city’s famed Carousel Bar and is still a Fat Tuesday favorite.
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