5 Drinks To Order In New Orleans Besides The Hurricane

the city of New Orleans is the birthplace of several cocktails that are simply better when sipped in NOLA.

next time you’re in NOLA, skip the Hurricane and opt for one of these drinks instead.

Sazerac
A New Orleans take on a cognac or whiskey cocktail, the Sazerac originated in the city and is made with Absinthe, sugar, water, Peychaud’s bitters, and Rye whiskey or Cognac.
The Sazerac is so popular that the city itself uses the drink to share the heritage of the city in their #OneTimeinNOLA campaign, and you’ll find variations of the cocktail all over town.
Brandy Milk Punch
IF YOU’RE IN TOWN AROUND THE HOLIDAYS, BE SURE TO ORDER THE BRANDY MILK PUNCH, WHICH IS MADE UP OF BRANDY, WHOLE MILK, SIMPLE SYRUP, AND VANILLA EXTRACT.
 The drink is perfect for you if you like eggnog, and you’ll find it at nearly every restaurant that serves brunch.
Ramos Gin Fizz
this cocktail was created by Henry C. Ramos in 1888 and consists of gin, lemon juice, lime juice, egg white, sugar, cream, orange flower water, and soda water.
Absinthe Frappe
this refreshing blend of the licorice-flavored liqueur, soda water, and mint is a great alternative to the Hurricane if you’re looking to beat the New Orleans heat.
Daiquiris
The daiquiri didn’t originate in New Orleans, but when you want to start your night off right without breaking the bank, this is what you’ll probably be drinking.

fact: New Orleans is a go-to destination for anyone that wants to enjoy high-quality cocktails