Summer is here and so is the season of mangoes! This is the time of the year when the king of fruits overpowers our taste buds and instead of finding the combo strange, we relish it. They're delicious, juicy and rich in vitamin C and proteins
Now, we are all for mango drinks during summer. But have you ever thought that your favourite alcoholic drinks are also being converted into a mangolicious cocktails? No? Well, then you are missing out on one of the best things in life right now. Be it vodka, rum, whiskey or more... check out your nearest café and bar for a yummy mango cocktail.
1. Mango Margarita
This silky smooth slushy mango cocktail is the perfect summer-licious booze your taste buds would dig. A little zest of lime is added to the sweetness of the delicious Ataulfo mangoes, orange liqueur and your favourite alcohol... Tequila! It is then topped off with a mix of salt, sugar and chilli powder (on the rim), and a slice of lemon is added for the extra punch!
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2. Mango & Ginger Gin Fizz
This beautiful mango cocktail is a blessing for the hot season. Not only is it based on our favourite summer fruit, but it's also stacked with the goodness of ginger, lime and fizz (courtesy of soda water). The flavours touch your soul and the bright colours add life to your day.
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3. Mango Daiquiri
Rum certainly lacks the summer spirit. However, with this mango cocktail, you can still relish your favourite rum. What's in it? Well, with lime juice, ripe mango, sugar syrup and white rum; you have a perfect summer cocktail with the king of fruits. It is usually garnished with a mango slice.
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4. Mango Orange Rum Punch
This mango cocktail is a concoction of everything summer! Starting from the mangoes to these colourful slices of orange, fresh mint leaves and dark rum. It's a perfect summer cocktail for parties and brunches.
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5. Mango Mary
A lot of cafes and bars are giving a mangolicious ode to your classic vodka cocktail: Bloody Mary. So, if you're a sucker for spicy mixes, this cocktail will blow your mind. Disclaimer: Tabasco is added to the medley. Yes, it's a rather spicy kick, which balances out the sweetness of mangoes. A perfect combination you shouldn't miss.
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6. Mango Whiskey Smash
Whiskey smash has been around for ages, but when elevated with fresh mangoes, this cocktail becomes a delicious summer drink you can't refuse. So, for all the whiskey lovers, here's something bitter-sweet sweet you can talk about later. It gets even more interesting when mint leaves are added for freshness and cardamom bitters to cut the sweetness. This is definitely a smashing mango cocktail (pun intended!) perfect for hotter days.
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7. Mango Martini
Your regular Mexican cocktail, with a summer-tastic spin! By now every bar in your town already has it up on its menu. A little bit of kick is added by covering the rim with chilli powder/sauce. However, even if your taste buds oppose the spicy flavours, feel free to drink this in its original state. If you ask us, it's one of the best mango cocktails with vodka.
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Roll with the season. Add some fresh mangoes to your yummy cocktails and bask in the summer goodness with these easy recipes.