During the summer, there is nothing better than a tropical flavored cocktail.
Not only does a splash of fresh mango delight the senses, but it can transport you to a beautiful beach with pure white sand. Bliss!
If the warm weather is causing you to want to create some tasty tropical mango inspired cocktails, then you have reached your final destination.
In this guide we take a look at some of the best fresh and simple mango cocktail recipes. Be prepared for those ‘vacay’ feelings coming on.
So, what are you waiting for? Let’s make a fresh mango cocktail!
Mango and rum are like a perfect marriage that you see in a Disney film. Add it to some ice and somehow it becomes even more incredible.
This particular beverage only uses 5 ingredients and is quick to make. Even the most novice cocktail maker can put this creation together.
Add mint for a fresh touch.
This mango and pineapple beverage is tropical heaven in a glass. If you need something to give you vacation vibes, then this drink will be it.
It has tart notes along with sweetness. This makes it interesting for those taste buds.
This drink also tastes great without any alcohol in it, so you can easily make a mocktail version too.
If you are looking for an alcoholic cocktail that has the added benefits of good gut bacteria, then this lassi is it.
It is very creamy and includes spices, fruit, yogurt and booze. You will be hooked from the very first sip!
The great thing about this recipe is that it only takes 5 minutes to put it together. If you love gin, then you will enjoy how simple it is to create, and how delicious it tastes.
The orange-y and yellow-y colored alcoholic beverage contains lemon juice, mango juice, soda water, lemon-based bitters, dried mango and slices of lemon.
It is a refreshing drink with a bit of a fizz!
This may look like a simple lemonade, but it isn’t. However, you will want to use fresh lemon juice for this recipe to give it a tangy kick and authenticity when it comes to the lemon flavor.
It has that real lemonade sourness to it too, that may remind you of creating the non-alcoholic kind as a kid.
This one however also includes white rum. You can change this to a spiced version for an extra kick.
The overall flavor profile of this drink is bitter and sweet. If this is your thing, then read on. If not, you may want to skip to the next drink recipe.
This drink includes a tasty white rum alongside mango juice, a simple syrup, some pineapple juice, and lime juice.
It then should be served over some ice for a chilled and delicious beverage.
If you are looking to make a mango flavored tequila-based cocktail, then this drink recipe is going to be for you.
It really does not take long to make either, and with very little ingredients. All you will need is an orange-mango juice, tequila, some grenadine, ice and whatever garnishes that you would like with it.
This does taste of tequila, but the mango does help to sweeten the flavor.
This drink has a deep orange color that looks very tempting to drink. This is because it contains quite a lot of bourbon along with strawberries and mango.
You will find that the mango flavor is actually quite light, and that the alcoholic content is very high.
So, no wonder it is called ‘smash’. You better be careful if you are drinking more than one!
A mimosa is a sophisticated drink. Add in mango and orange and you have the perfect cocktail for brunch with friends.
The bright orange color is complemented with a slight fizz of the champagne. It also has tangy orange mixed with sweet mango.
This mango and passion fruit cocktail has similarities to that of watching the sunrise over a beautiful sandy beach.
Just one sip will indulge your senses into thinking that you are in a tropical location, despite being sat in your own backyard.
Still, this icy and fruity drink will give you vibes of that sour and sweet candy that you ate a decade or two ago.
Do not be fooled, this is not actually iced tea. Well, sort of. Because it actually does contain iced tea – 4 ounces of the stuff.
In fact, it also includes whisky along with a mango flavored rum, and a lemon wedge to use as a garnish.
Add in some ice and a straw and you have an adult take on a delicious and refreshing ice tea. You can also make a mocktail version.
12. Mango Margarita
This simple recipe is a take on the original margarita. It uses only a small number of ingredients. Some of these include tequila, mango puree, an orange liqueur, some lime juice, and a simple syrup.
For a cheeky bit of heat, add some chili to the rim of the glass. Also add some cubes of mango to a small skewer to top it off.
It is freshy, spicy and tasty.
13. Mango Colada
If you love a good old fashioned pina colada, then this mango version is going to be a great option for you.
It is very fruity and tastes fresh due to the pineapple, mango, coconut and lime. The rum adds its own kind of sweetness to the overall flavor too.
You will want to sit back, relax and enjoy this alcoholic beverage. The sunshine is optional!
14. Mango Martini
If you want a tropical take on the classic martini, then you are going to love this mango martini. Not only does it look amazing – it is bright orange – but it tastes wonderful too.
The sweetness of the mango juice works well with the bitter flavor of the alcohol. It actually may be a good option for those who find the original too bitter, as this one is much sweeter.
While you might expect a mango drink to be bright yellow at the very least (look at some of the drinks on this list), this one couldn’t be further from that color.
While clear at the top, the drink changes to a deep burgundy color. This is because it includes 3 main ingredients: cherries, mango rum, and club soda.
It is sharper than some of the other drinks!
While we cannot promise a ride in a gondola in the canals of Venice, Italy, with a bellini in hand, we can assure you that you can create a delicious mango sorbet bellini at home.
While not only does it look magical, but this drink is sure to give you a tangy fizz. It is also really easy to create. No, really it is.
To put it simply, it is all about scooping some mango flavored sorbet and placing it into a glass of prosecco.
This drink will most certainly get the summer party started!
This frozen two-toned beverage contains fresh ripe strawberries, mangoes, orange juice, lime juice, some tasty rum and lots of crushed ice.
It has a clean flavor that sings all the summer vibes that you will need – even if it is during the fall season.
However, it really is the perfect drink to have during the hot weather that will sure cool you down quickly.
Coconut and mango are two wonderful flavors that go well together. While a mojito does not change much, this one packs a punch when it comes to the coconut.
You will love this one paired with ice and sprigs of mint.
If you are looking for a spicy kick with your mango-based drink, then this is it. This margarita calls for jalapenos for heat, along with chili powder, fresh mangoes, tequila, mango juice, and lime.
The heat isn’t overbearing, but you will feel it alongside the tanginess of the rest of the drink. It is also really easy to make, despite it needing quite a few ingredients.
It comes as no surprise when somebody loves a sangria – Afterall, what is not to like?
If you are one of those people, then this peach and mango version will be right up your street. However, it is a strong cocktail!
It includes vodka and mango rum. This means it has quite an alcohol taste to it. The peach does cut through some of that though.
From a mango infused margarita, to a mango rum cooler, there really is a cocktail for everyone in this list.
While mango makes a delicious summer flavor when it comes to cocktails, they are also really simple to make.
With a splash of a few ingredients, you will feel like you have jetted off to somewhere tropical in next to no time.
If you enjoyed this article, then check the rest of the website to find more cocktail recipes.
From green tea cocktails to the best margarita recipes – you will find some interesting beverages to serve your guests, or to enjoy yourself.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is There An Alcohol That You Can Make Using Mangoes?
Some people make homemade wine using mangoes. It is sweet, so will create a sweeter tasting wine.
It is often created using canned puree. It is then turned into a fruity and sweet wine.
You can also use mango in cocktails too. It can make a fruity and tropical inspired beverage.
What Other Fruit Goes Well With Mango?
There are a number of different fruits that pair well with mango. Some of these include pineapple, coconut, banana and even avocado.
For a spicy drink, pair the mango with lemon or lime. It also adds some tanginess to the overall flavor.
Is It Okay To Mix Mango With Alcohol?
Yes, it is perfectly fine to mix mango with alcohol. In fact, it is a common flavor used in cocktails, homemade wine, and even in Asian inspired drinks.
What Are The Ingredients Used In A Mango Bomb Shot?
If you are either looking to try or make a mango bomb shot, here is what is included:
- Premium vodka
- Mango puree
- Agave nectar
- Cayenne pepper
This is the reason you get a spicy hit after drinking it. It includes a tanginess from the lemon, spice from the pepper, sweetness from the mango and agave nectar, and then the burning from the neutral vodka.