Originally published in 1937, and now in its twentieth printing, this book reveals the secrets of those New Orleans drinks that have achieved worldwide renown. This collection gives details on concocting exotic beverages such as Mississippi Planters Punch, Pousse Caf+¬, Vieux Carr+¬ Cocktail, and Absinthe Anisette. Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix Em also tells the colorful story of each drink. Find out about the creation of the Ramos Gin Fizz, the legend behind the Side Car Cocktail, and the origin of the word cocktail. Entertaining and useful, this book is certain to bring a little Bourbon Street spirit into your home.
Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix'Em