le·vi·a·than 🐲 /ləˈvīəTHən/ In biblical times, Leviathan referred to a very large aquatic creature, especially a whale. Here in New Orleans, it refers to a very special smoke throwing dragon float that rolls with the Krewe Of Orpheus parade tonight. Leviathan is one of my very favorite floats. He’s been part of the parade since 1998. His body is constructed in 3 sections & he measures 139-foot (42 m) in length. He’s also the first Carnival float to use extensive fiber optic lighting. We made this festive cocktail in Leviathan’s honor… swipe to see the float itself. Cheers!
x The Sauceress
Makes 1 cocktail
• 1 oz Vodka
• .5 oz Green Chartreuse
• .5 oz Ancho Verde
• .5 oz Mezcal
• 2.5 oz Fresh Tomatillo Juice (recipe below 👇🏼)
• 1 oz White Grapefruit Juice
• Squeeze of Lemon
• 4 dashes El Guapo® Fuego Bitters
• Kiwi slices & long red hot peppers, for garnish
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with crushed or nugget ice. Shake quickly
to chill, then pour all contents, ice included, straight into your glass. Garnish with kiwi
slices (red, yellow, or green!) and long red hot peppers.
Fresh Tomatillo Juice
• 6-8 Fresh Green Tomatillo, (remove husk and rinse)
• Juice of 1/2 Lemon
Purée in a blender. Strain using a nut milk bag or cheesecloth. Will keep for 2-3 days refrigerated, but will separate & settle, so shake or stir before use.