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Break out your beads, because Mardi Gras is here. Feb. 16 is the last day to consume all the deep-fried food, King Cake, and alcohol you can before Ash Wednesday arrives and Lent officially begins, which means it's time to cheers to Fat Tuesday. This year, bring the best of the Big Easy to you when you re-create the most iconic Mardi Gras drink recipes from the comfort of your own kitchen. The best part is, these drinks don't come with all the chaos and mayhem you would normally experience in the streets of New Orleans at this time of year — that is, depending on how many of these you drink.
If you're ready to celebrate Fat Tuesday on Feb. 16, these recipes are just what you need to get the party started. Complete with some of the most traditional and timeless recipes, these drinks will get you drunk on the spirit of the holiday after just one sip. From cheers-worthy French 75s to elegant Sazerac cocktails, bring the celebration of Mardi Gras right to your home no matter where you might be. Keep reading to see the best Mardi Gras cocktails, ahead.