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yellow mango cocktail with basil leaves and red chili rim

Mango-nificent Mango Tropical Sipper

Picture of Heather Wibbels, Cocktail Contessa, pouring a cocktailHeather Wibbels
Refresh the senses with a juicy summer cocktail that plays well with a variety of base spirits. Grab what you’ve got on hand and mix this up for a fresh take on a tart but sweet tropical sipper.
5 from 1 vote
Course Drinks
Cuisine Bourbon Cocktail
Servings 1


  • 3 oz mango nectar
  • 1.5 oz silver tequila white rum or bourbon
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 0.5 oz vanilla simple syrup
  • 0.5 oz St Elizabeth’s Allspice Dram
  • 12 drops 1821 Tart Cherry Saffron bitters
  • Garnish: basil leaves and chili lime salt


  • Rim the outside of a tall glass with chili lime salt and set aside. Combine juices, spirits, simple syrup and bitters in a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake until the shaker is too cold to hold. Strain into a tall glass filled with fresh ice with a basil leaf or two in among the cubes. Top with a long straw and a sprig of fresh basil. Include a brief sprinkle of chili lime salt on top if you like.
Keyword allspice, chili, chili lime, mango, tropical
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