3 Mandarin Cocktails to Try This Winter

With the holiday season in full swing, Nick and I have been trying out new recipes as much as we can, especially since we’re still spending a lot of time at home! We really love cooking and baking and it’s been fun to try out new recipes. One thing we really miss about going out is trying fun cocktails! A few weeks ago we decided to spend the afternoon making & trying a few new cocktails, all with a mandarin twist thanks to Peelz Mandarins! We made a Mandarin Moscow Mule, a Mandarin Gin Fizz & a Mandarin Mimosa! If you’re looking for a few festive cocktails to try this winter, keep reading for the recipes! I am a tried-and-true Moscow Mule fan but I think I loved the Gin Fizz the most! Let me know how you end up liking these recipes!

Mandarin Moscow Mule

One of my favorite drinks is a Moscow Mule. It’s a great drink no matter the season. Check out this version of a Moscow Mule with added mandarin juice for a festive feel. See below for recipe.

2 oz. vodka
4 oz. ginger beer
Juice from 3 Peelz Mandarins
Mandarin slice to garnish
Mix all ingredients in copper mug, add ice & garnish with Mandarin slices. Enjoy!

Mandarin Gin Fizz

The classic gin fizz is a delicious, light and refreshing drink! Add in mandarin juice and it makes the perfect winter cocktail! You can make this drink in another glass, but the coupe glass gives it a sophisticated feel!

2 oz. of Gin of choice
1oz. of fresh squeezed mandarin juice from Peelz Mandarins
4 oz. soda water
2 tsp. of powdered sugar
Ice
Mandarin slice for garnish
Shake the mandarin juice, gin & sugar over ice and strain into glass.
Top with soda water & garnish with a mandarin. Enjoy!

Mandarin Mimosa

No holiday season is complete without a mimosa! Trade in store bought OJ for fresh juice from Mandarins for a great mimosa! You can even add vodka to make it a little more boozy!

1.5 oz. vodka
4 oz. mandarin juice from Peelz Mandarins
6 oz. champagne or Prosecco
In a shaker, add vodka, mandarin juice & ice.
Shake until combined.
Pour the mix into two glasses and top with prosecco or champagne.     

p.s. This was a paid campaign on Instagram with Peelz Mandarins, but they were too fun so I wanted them to live on the blog too!

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11 Comments

  1. Lizzie wrote:

    These all sounds so yummy! I love a good moscow mule and mimosa!

    Lizzie

    Posted 12.18.20 Reply
  2. Lee wrote:

    Oh my gosh I want all three! They seriously sound so good!

    Posted 12.18.20 Reply
  3. Rach wrote:

    Oh Yum!!! These cocktails sound so delicious!

    Posted 12.18.20 Reply
  4. I am going to have to definitely give these cocktails a try. Moscow mules have always been a favorite.

    Posted 12.18.20 Reply
  5. Tammy wrote:

    They all sound delicious and yummy. Cannot wait to try them.

    Posted 12.18.20 Reply
  6. kileen wrote:

    I love yummy drinks like these especially cocktails! I would love to make these. I know my hubby would love these drinks!

    Posted 12.18.20 Reply
  7. Stephani wrote:

    Omg how i wish I could have one of these cocktails right now 🤰🏽 haha! They sound and look delicious!!

    Xo, Steph

    Posted 12.19.20 Reply
  8. Stephanie wrote:

    I absolutely need to try the mandarin gin fizz. I love mandarins – especially at this time of year – and I’m a sucker for a gin fizz. The combo sounds divine! I can’t wait to test it out soon!

    Posted 12.20.20 Reply
  9. Lovely wrote:

    Yes, to all these! These sounds amazing!
    xoxo
    Lovely

    Posted 12.21.20 Reply
  10. Ada wrote:

    These options sound so delicious. Sending this to the Mr so we can make these!

    Posted 12.21.20 Reply
  11. Ally wrote:

    All 3 drinks look so good! Can’t wait to try them.
    Ally
    http://www.theressugarinmytea.com

    Posted 12.29.20 Reply

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