This little cocktail is a strong fella that could wake up the dead..
It`s a very much New Orlean cocktail…combining all that which sums up the unique ambiance of this one of a kind city.
Equal parts absinthe and vermouth paired with gin is what we have here in this old classic tipple which [...]
Made in honor of Jackson Square, this cocktail with whiskey and fruit juices is a tasty libation indeed. It can be found in the book “Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix `em” by Stanley Clisby Arthur.
I can´t find any info on what year this cocktail was made and by whom and [...]
A little bit of sour, a little bit of sweet, a little bit of strong and finally some weak..and no, its not a Planter`s Punch i`m making – its a Canal Street Daisy!
It takes its name from the famous Canal street which was made in the colonial era and divided the downriver older [...]
Most of the cocktail folks are well aquainted with and knows the history of Peychaud`s bitters but i think its interesting enough to write about and for those who doesn`t know here it is in a short version:
We must go back to the 1793 when Antoine Amedèe Peychaud, a creole of a french [...]
Let`s go to New Orleans…and let´s go back in time…
If you are interested in the history and folklore attached to the great New Orleans hotels that have gone by the names Grunewald, Roosevelt, Fairmont – and once again, the Roosevelt – then this is the seminar for you. From the Cave and Blue [...]
These are two gorgeous cocktails. The Herbsaint frappè is the Herbsaint signature cocktail and a frappè (fra-pay) is an iced drink where the outer of the glass is covered with a thin film of ice from the stirring. You fill the glass to the brim with cracked ice and pour in the liquid and stir [...]
Famous like few others – the Hurricane cocktail is said to have been invented in the 1940`s at Pat O`Brien`s bar who simply needed a new cocktail to get rid of surplus rums when whiskey was scarce during and after World War II, but was originally very different from what they serve now — [...]
Vieux Carrè cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail may still seem far away but time flies and what is more fitting prior to the Tales than mixing up some genuine cocktails from the city where the cocktail was born and where the Tales of the Cocktail is celebrated each year since eight years [...]