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Nate Kolasa's Mango Deck

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Yesterday we met Nate Kolasa, who keeps the tequila flowing and the smiles showing at Scottsdale's Loco Patron. Today he shares with us the recipe for the Mango Deck, a drink he crafted after a trip to Mexico that's earned its place on the bar's drink menu.

"I was in Cabo San Lucas three years ago, and there was a bar there called the Mango Deck that became my favorite bar," Kolasa says. "I spent like two days partying at the beach there. When I came back here I decided to memorialize it by making a drink."

The Mango Deck's simple yet effective -- it tastes like a smoother vodka Red Bull, the sweet mango and orange juice rounding out the harsher edges of the vodka.

Get the recipe after the jump.

The ingredients:
2 oz. Three Olives Mango
4 oz. Red Bull
Splash orange juice

How to make it:
Combine ingredients in an ice-filled shaker. Shake well. Pour into a rocks glass and imagine yourself basking in the Cabo sun. 

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