One Last Drink for Fat Tuesday

Mark Fat Tuesday with a Cajun cocktail.

Celebrate Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) on February 28 with one of my favorite Cajun cocktails. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Creolo Cocktail
Makes 1 drink

  • 1 lemon, cut into four wedges
  • 5 leaves fresh mint
  • 1/4 oz. agave nectar
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 1 1/2 oz. spiced rum
  • 1 oz. club soda, or as needed
  • 1 sprig fresh mint

Muddle three lemon wedges, mint leaves, and agave nectar in a lowball glass until fragrant. Add crushed ice and rum; top with club soda. Pour mixture back and forth into a mixing glass or cocktail shaker until blended. Serve in a lowball glass, garnished with a sprig of mint and lemon wedge. —Tana Wold, purchasing and events manager at City of Eden Prairie Liquor Stores.