Celebrate Mardi Gras 2010 with Skyy Vodka
Embraced as a day to indulge without abandon, Mardi Gras or "Fat Tuesday" has long been known for inspiring great celebrations around the world. Providing no better reason to hit the bars or plan your own carnival-themed bash at home on a Tuesday night, Mardi Gras is a party not to be missed!
Purple and green beads, flashy sequined masks, and bright costumes are only part of the experience; no Mardi Gras is complete without delicious and colorful cocktails. Embracing old cocktail favorites like the "Red Rooster" and introducing new ones using southern classics like sweet tea, SKYY is ready to celebrate this decadent holiday in style with cocktails featuring its new all natural SKYY Infusions. Infused with succulent real fruit, sweet and vibrant, the line of SKYY Infusions vodkas is an easy way to ensure your home bar is stocked and Mardi Gras-ready.
Whether your ideal celebration of debauchery is Bourbon Street, Rio, Sydney or your own backyard, the cocktails below will have you screaming, "Laissez les bon temps roulez," or if you don't speak French, "Let the good times roll!"
- 2 oz. SKYY Infusions Grape
- 2 oz. Grapefruit Juice
- 2 oz. Grape Juice
- 0.5 oz. Club Soda
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a Collins glass with fresh ice. Garnish with green and red grapes on a toothpick.
- 2 oz. SKYY Infusions Pineapple
- 0.5 oz. Light Rum
- 0.5 oz. Dark Rum
- 1 oz. Coconut Rum
- 1 oz. Gin
- 1 oz. Raspberry Liqueur
- 1 oz. Triple Sec
- 3 oz. Orange Juice
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a hurricane glass with ice. Garnish with cocktail umbrella and straw.
- 1 oz. SKYY Infusions Passion Fruit
- 0.5 oz Gin
- 0.5 oz Triple Sec
- 0.5 oz Lime Juice
- 2 oz. Pineapple Juice
- Dash of Bitters
- Soda water
Combine all the ingredients (except the bitters and soda) in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into iced tall pilsner glass. Top with soda & bitters. Garnish with pineapple star.
- 1.5 oz. SKYY Infusions Raspberry
- 2 oz. Cranberry Juice
- 0.5 oz. Orange Juice
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with cherry and orange slice.
Fat Tuesday Iced Tea
- 2 oz. SKYY Infusions Citrus
- 1 oz. Lemonade
- 3 oz. Sweet Iced Tea
Combine all ingredients over ice in a highball glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.