mardi gras cocktails

  1. Confessions of a Mixologist: Barrel to Bottle New Orleans Cocktails

    Confessions of a Mixologist: Barrel to Bottle New Orleans Cocktails

    Mardi Gras is right around the corner. Are you ready to celebrate? Looking for something to serve besides Abita beer? How about the official cocktail of New Orleans – The Sazerac.

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  2. Confessions of a Mixologist: Death in the Afternoon

    Confessions of a Mixologist: Death in the Afternoon

    Don't be frightened by the name. Esteemed American author, Ernest Hemingway invented this cocktail and named it after his 1935 novel, Death in the Afternoon. Hemingway's original instructions on how to enjoy were as follows:

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  3. Confessions of a Mixologist: Vieux Carre

    Confessions of a Mixologist: Vieux Carre

    Thirsty for a New Orleans classic? How about one that’s named in honor of the French Quarter – the Vieux Carré. You can think of it as an “improved Manhattan”. For background on both of these delicious cocktails, download the New Orleans Cocktails episode of Barrel To Bottle – The Binny’s Podcast.

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  4. Confessions of a Mixologist: Brandy Milk Punch

    Confessions of a Mixologist: Brandy Milk Punch

    The classic New Orleans cocktail, the Brandy Milk Punch tends to get pushed behind other iconic Mardi Gras drinks. With over 300 options of brandies, you have a lot of options. You'll see this traditional mid-day treat on almost every brunch menu in New Orleans. Warning: If you mix up one of these, exercise caution and take the rest of the day off.

     

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  5. Confessions of a Mixologist: New Orleans Sazerac

    Confessions of a Mixologist: New Orleans Sazerac

    This Mardi Gras favorite is one of America's first cocktail gems. Many party goers have enjoyed the Sazerac since the early 1800's. Whether you pour rye whiskey or cognac, you can't go wrong.

       

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