Some of the city’s best drinks, like the Sazerac, are classic cocktails while others don’t contain any liquor at all. However, they’ll all cool you down from the Bayou’s unrelenting heat and humidity.
A complex cocktail that’s simultaneously strong, spicy and sweet, the Sazerac is more than a popular cocktail invented in the Crescent City.
Relatively low in alcohol, the Grasshopper is creamy, chocolaty and minty. Plus, it’s green.
The creamy Brandy Milk Punch just has a handful of simple ingredients – brandy, milk, nutmeg, sugar and vanilla extract.
The red rum drink is just as popular today as when sailors originally slurped the drink in glasses shaped like hurricane lamps.
Though not invented in New Orleans, the French 75 is one of the most popular New Orleans cocktails.