Refreshing Mango Cocktail Recipes You Can Make at Home

 Photo credit: Ruben Cabrera @rubenpictures 

Photo credit: Ruben Cabrera @rubenpictures 

It's Mango season in South Florida, and this year the yield seems to be a bumper crop, so MIAbites decided for the rest of the month to feature Mango Monday recipes. Watch for some refreshing and creative ways to enjoy those luscious sweet Florida fruits year round. 

This week, we're featuring some mango cocktails you can make at home. Check out more mango creations at next months South Beach Mango Festival on Sunday, August 5th, 11 am-7 pm on Lummus Park, Miami Beach. Tickets are $20 and available here. 

Mango Sangria

  • 1.5 oz. Casamigos Blanco Tequila
  • 1.5 oz. White wine
  • 1 oz. Simple syrup
  • .5 oz. Fresh lemon juice
  • .5 oz. Mango juice
  • 2 Pineapple chunks OR .25 oz. Pineapple juice
  • 2 Mango slices
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Method:

Combine all ingredients in a tin shaker and muddle fruit. Add ice and shake vigorously for 6-8 seconds. Fine strain into a wine glass and add block ice. Garnish with a large, thin mango slice and thyme sprig. *Recipe courtesy of Casamigos Tequila.

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Mango Daiquiri

  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz simple
  • 1 oz mango purée
  • 2 oz 4 Year Old Flor de Cana Anejo Oro Rum
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Method:

Shake and strain all ingredients into chilled coupe glass. Garnish with dehydrated mango threads. *Recipe courtesy of Death or Glory Bar.

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Mango Mojito

  • 4 mint leaves
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 cup mango nectar
  • 3 oz rum
  • 2 oz seltzer water
  • lime slices, for garnish
  • fresh mango, cubed for garnish
  • mint, for garnish
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Method:

In a cocktail glass, add mint leaves and brown sugar. Muddle together until the mint leaves are bruised to release the mint flavor. Then, add the lime juice, mango nectar and rum. Mix with a spoon until sugar has dissolved. Add ice and seltzer water. Garnish with lime slices, mango bits and a mint sprig. Serve immediately.

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Not in the mood to make your own drinks? 

Head over to Bar Alter to check out the special summer menu featuring 5 cocktails representing mango season in Miami.

“Textures” ranging from a Mango Veil, Mango Spheres as an evolving cocktail, Mango-Dill Foam, Mango Slush and Texture of Silk.

Photo credit: Ruben Cabrera @rubenpictures

Bar Alter  

223 NW 23rd Street

Miami, FL 33127