Mardi Gras Mixers

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No matter the occasion, Barritt’s Ginger Beer is the life of the mardi. Since 1874, Barritt’s has been the mixer that lifts your spirits, perfect for celebrations of any and every size. Whether you’re strutting down the streets of New Orleans or raising a glass from home in celebration of Mardi Gras, our purple, yellow and green ginger beer cocktail recipes will transport you to the NOLA festivities with just one sip.

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Stiletto Cocktail via Magic Skillet


1 oz. Gin

1 oz. Sugar syrup

1/2 oz. Lime juice

5 Blackberries

Barritt’s Ginger Beer


Combine blackberries and sugar syrup in a blender until smooth. Add gin and lime juice and blend. Strain the mixture into a glass and top with Barritt’s Ginger Beer before garnishing with additional blackberries.


Pineapple Sangria via FED + fit


1 /2 Pineapple

4 Basil sprigs

3 c. Pineapple juice

3/4 c. Rum

1 bottle Riesling

1 bottle Barritt’s Ginger Beer

1/4 c. Lemon juice


Slice the pineapple and place half into the bottom of a pitcher with two basil sprigs. Add the remainder of the liquid ingredients and stir to combine. Serve over crushed ice and garnish with pineapple and basil.

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Green Hornet via Food Network


1/3 c. Sugar

1/3 c. Water

1 c. Mint

1/2 c. Cilantro

1 Jalapeño

1 Lime, juiced

1/2 c. Tequila

Barritt’s Ginger Beer


Combine sugar and water over medium heat until dissolved then chill in refrigerator overnight. Puree the mixture with mint and cilantro and then strain. Rub the rims of four glasses with jalapeño and a lime wedge and dip into salt and sugar. Add ice to each glass. Combine half of the herb syrup, lime juice and tequila in a shaker. Shake before straining into glasses and top with Barritt’s Ginger Beer.

What festive + fun ginger beer cocktails are you celebrating with for Mardi Gras? Do tell! Share your favorite recipes in the comments below or head to our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account to share.