Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix 'Em
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Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix 'Em

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"A classical work."-H. L. Mencken, early twentieth-century distinguished journalist, critic, and editorFrom the story behind the Side Car Cocktail to the secret of perfect Mississippi Planter's Punch, this effervescent collection is a spirited romp through the history and recipes of New Orleans's most famous cocktails.Concoct exotic beverages such as Pousse Caf, Vieux Carr Cocktail, and Absinthe Anisette as you imbibe the lore behind these libations. These colorful stories, including the creation of the Ramos Gin Fizz and the origin of the word cocktail, are stimulating sips of the zest of the Crescent City.Since its debut 1937, Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix 'Em has brought a twist of Bourbon Street to homes worldwide.
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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 134.62 x 190.5 x 10.16mm | 90.72g
  • Gretna, LA, United States
  • English
  • 14 b/w Illus
  • 0882891324
  • 9780882891323
  • 507,445

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"A classical work."
-H. L. Mencken, early twentieth-century distinguished journalist, critic, and editor

From the story behind the Side Car Cocktail to the secret of perfect Mississippi Planter's Punch, this effervescent collection is a spirited romp through the history and recipes of New Orleans's most famous cocktails.
Concoct exotic beverages such as Pousse Cafï¿1/2, Vieux Carrï¿1/2 Cocktail, and Absinthe Anisette as you imbibe the lore behind these libations. These colorful stories, including the creation of the Ramos Gin Fizz and the origin of the word cocktail, are stimulating sips of the zest of the Crescent City.
Since its debut 1937, Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix 'Em has brought a twist of Bourbon Street to homes worldwide.
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About Stanley Arthur

Stanley Clisby Arthur is the author of Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix Em and Old New Orleans: Walking Tours of the French Quarter, both published by Pelican.
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