Hurricane – Not the storm kind

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No – The Drink kind  that the French Quarters are famous for.Perfect for any Mardi Gras celebrations. Lisa

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From Wikipedia

The hurricane is a sweet alcoholic drink made with rum, fruit juice, and syrup or grenadine. It is one of many popular drinks served in New Orleans.

The creation of this passion fruit–colored relative of a daiquiri is credited to New Orleans tavern owner Pat O’Brien.[2] The bar allegedly started as a speakeasy called Mr. O’Brien’s Club Tipperary and the password was “storm’s brewin'”[2]

In the 1940s, he needed to create a new drink to help him get rid of all of the less-popular rum that local distributors forced him to buy before he could get a few cases of more popular liquors such as scotch and other whiskeys.[3][4] He poured the concoction into hurricane lamp–shaped glasses and gave it…

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