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Confessions of a Mixologist: Rum Alexander Rex

Cap off your Mardi Gras celebrations with this cocktail homage to the King Cake, a carnival tradition around the world. This confetti covered version is a riff on the New Orleans King Cake, plastic baby not included.
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Ramos Gin Fizz

Let the good times roll and shake up this recipe for a Ramos Gin Fizz, one of New Orleans most well-known cocktails. It's perfect for your Mardi Gras celebration.
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Vieux Carré

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”.
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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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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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Barrel to Bottle: New Orleans Cocktails

Laissez les bon temps rouler! It's Mardi Gras season and Barrel to Bottle's resident mixologist and New Orleans enthusiast, Roger Adamson, is here to give you an authentic taste of the French Quarter.
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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. It's definitely a powerful drink, but you will love it. Mardi Gras goers substitute mimosas for this iconic cocktail.
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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.
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