Mardi Gras Cocktails

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Planning to celebrate Fat Tuesday tomorrow? Here are few popular cocktail recipes to help entertain your Mardi Gras guests!

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1. HURRICANE COCKTAIL

Ingredients
1.5 oz amaretto liqueur
1 oz light rum
1 oz dark rum
6 oz orange juice
6 oz pineapple juice
1 tsp lemon juice
1 dash grenadine syrup
orange or pineapple slices for garnish
1 maraschino cherry

Directions
Fill a tall (approx 16 oz) glass with ice. Pour in the amaretto and light and dark rums. Next, add the orange juice, pineapple juice, and lemon juice. Stir, then top with a dash of grenadine and garnish with an orange slice or pineapple wedge and a cherry.

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2. RED ROOSTER (or Madras)
{via AllRecipes.com}

Ingredients:
1 cup ice cubes
2 fluid ounces vodka
4 fluid ounces cranberry juice
1/2 fluid ounce orange juice

Directions:
Fill a tall glass with ice. Pour in vodka. Fill glass to 3/4 full with cranberry juice. Top with orange juice. Stir.

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3. RED SNAPPER
{via AllRecipes.com}

Ingredients:
1 1/4 oz whiskey
1 oz amaretto liqueur
1 oz cranberry juice
1 cup ice cubes

Directions:
Place the whiskey, amaretto, and cranberry juice into a shaker with ice. Shake, then strain into shot glasses.

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CHEERS!

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