7 Cocktails For A Majestic Mango-Infused Journey
The king of fruits, mango, reigns across the palate with its distinct sweetness. It's a versatile ally to the complex profiles of spirits. This curated list of mango cocktails, from margaritas to the trusted old-fashioned, will lead you into the heart of mixology, where each blend holds its own.
Gordon's Mango and Tonic
A refreshing twist on the classic Gin & Tonic, this cocktail lets the clean, juniper-led taste of Gordon's Gin shine. What's more? It is complemented by the sweet, tropical notes of mango. It melds 45 ml Gordon's London Dry Gin, 60 ml mango nectar, topped with tonic water. Finish with a wedge of lime and a sprig of mint for garnish, and serve in a Copa glass.
Lagavulin Mango Smoked Old Fashioned
This cocktail is a daring fusion that blends the peatiness of Lagavulin with the simple sugariness of mango. The Mango Smoked Old Fashioned is a bold reinterpretation of a classic, offering a layered drinking experience. Mix 45 ml Lagavulin 16-year-old single malt scotch whisky, 15 ml mango syrup, 2 dashes of Angostura bitters, and ice. Make it extra nice with a cherry for garnish.
Tanqueray Mango Magic
In this mix, the earthy, rooty essence of Tanqueray speaks to mango's sweet melody. A concoction of 45 ml Tanqueray and 30 ml mango nectar finished off with the tonic's bubbliness. It's a symphony of flavours that’s bound to be a hit with experienced gin loyalists or novice mixologists.
Smirnoff Mango Zest
Crisp and clean Smirnoff Vodka, a classic, finds a playful companion in mango, creating an experience as fresh as a spring morning. A straightforward blend of 45 ml Smirnoff and 30 ml mango juice, this cocktail is unpretentious yet charming, for those who prefer simplicity over ornate experiments.
Don Julio Mango Margarita
Celebrate the arrival of Don Julio Tequila in India with this mango margarita. It's a concoction that balances the robustness of agave with mango's juicy essence, giving you a taste of the Highlands of Jalisco. Make this by fusing 45 ml Don Julio Blanco, 30 ml mango purée, and a dash of lime. Enjoy in a glass over crushed ice.
Johnnie Walker Mango Cocktail
Here, the richness of the Johnnie Walker Black Label meets the bright, tropical notes of mango. A blend of 45 ml Johnnie Walker with 30 ml mango purée and a few drops of lemon juice for that tartness (because it’s all in the details!). This is a drink that speaks of romantic evenings under dark, blue skies, both deep and vibrant.
Cîroc Mango Fizz
This cocktail combines two different worlds: the lively notes of Cîroc Vodka, famous all over the globe for its smooth texture, with the calmer tropical mango reminiscent of a hot summer. To experience this fusion, blend 45 ml Cîroc, 30 ml mango juice, and crown it with sparkling water. Make it nice with your favourite frozen berries, and enjoy this ideal chill-out drink.
This selection of mango cocktails will add much-needed dynamism to your bar. For something for everyone to get behind, this collection is an invitation for you to explore, taste, and discover. Make sure to enjoy each sip, enjoying the perks of a responsible drinking experience. Pour yourself a drink, and let these cocktails be your stepping stone into the world of mixology.