The explosion of greens and purples through New Orleans can only mean one thing: Mardi Gras time. It's an annual burst of culture that comes equipped with marching bands, floats, and food so delicious your taste buds won't stop thanking you. So when it's time to hit the bar, avoid ordering the usual boring drinks because this sure won't be your average weekend. Get your livers ready! These are the best cocktails to try during Mardi Gras.

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