Arguably the most popular New Orleans cocktail on Bourbon Street is the Hurricane. The first recipes for the Hurricane cocktail was published right after the repeal of prohibition in 1933. In the mid-1940’s, Pat O’Brien’s made the hurricane lamp glass shape red-colored cocktail famous. During that time, liquor such as
Ingredients: 4-6 cups prepared Lemonade 1/3 cup citrus vodka (you can substitute regular flavor) 1 pint blackberries (or your favorite berry), frozen 3 sprigs fresh mint 1 750ml bottle Astoria Prosecco D.O.C., chilled 1. Stir lemonade and vodka to a gallon size pitcher. Add blackberries and mint. Add the Prosecco.
Ingredients: 1.5oz Ketel One Citron .75oz St. Germain .75oz Lime .75 Simple Syrup 2oz Slice Cucumber 6 Mint Leaves Muddle Mint and Cucumber with lime juice and simple syrup, add citron vodka and St. Germain. Shake and strain into Martini Glass. Garnish with slice of cucumber. Courtesy of STK LA
W.W.E.D? (What Would Elvis Do?) Courtesy of The Neapolitan of Las Vegas at The Cosmopolitan If you love Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, then you will adore this frozen concoction from The Neapolitan. This king-sized chocolate shake is the most decadent and addicting adult frozen cocktail we found. Ingredients: 2 scoops
Cherry Lemonade 2 oz. Cherry Simple Syrup (see recipe below) 4 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice 2 oz. Limoncello 1 oz. Luxardo Cherry Liquor Combine all ingredients. Stir, pour over ice. Garnish with Lemon Wedge and brandied cherry. Cherry Simple Syrup ½ lbs. pitted cherries (Approximately 24 cherries) 1 cup sugar