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Here's a drink that not only defines his fair city of New Orleans (some proclaim it should be the official drink) but one which also calls for 12 minutes of shaking!

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The bar is meant to take you back a couple hundred years… to allow you to sip a tipple as you might have done alongside pirates and young entrepreneurial colonists alike hundreds of years ago.

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Finding a proper "real" Hurricane recipe proved to be a brick wall. Ingredients varied wildly, with little consensus on what and how much. My recipe is an amalgam of Dale DeGroff and the 2002 Sauce Guide (now Difford's) to Cocktails, a British publication. The key notes...

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I think if you asked an average American to name the most famous drink invented in New Orleans 9 out of 10 would say The Hurricane. Invented at the legendary Pat O’Brien’s in New Orleans in the 1940’s, even the invention of this drink is another brick in...

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It’s not often you can find a way to travel a couple hundred feet over the course of a cocktail or two without moving a muscle… unless of course you’re doing your drinking in the Carousel Bar at the gorgeous Hotel Monteleone.

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There are a lot of bars in the Quarter, but this one is a do-not-miss on your tour. Be sure to bring a business card so you can leave a little bit of yourself behind. Given the bar’s motto --“Everyone you have known or ever will know, eventually...

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The Golden walnut bar, giant mirrors, and glowing chandeliers remind me of the bar in The Shining where Jack Torrance is served drinks by Lloyd, the Overlook Hotel’s creepy know-it-all bartender.

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