Hurricane, New Orleans Style

Hurricane, New Orleans Style recipe

Hurricane, New Orleans Style Ingredients

  • (crushed) Ice

Hurricane, New Orleans Style Instructions

The Hurricane is a classic cocktail that originated in New Orleans. It is a vibrant and fruity drink that is perfect for enjoying on a warm summer day. Named after its distinctive hurricane glass, this cocktail has become a staple at bars and restaurants in the Big Easy.

The Hurricane cocktail is made with a combination of rum, fruit juices, and grenadine syrup. The traditional recipe calls for light and dark rum, which gives the drink its signature taste and color. The fruit juices typically used are orange juice and passion fruit juice, which add a tropical flair to the cocktail. The grenadine syrup adds a touch of sweetness, balancing out the tartness of the fruit juices.

Preparing a Hurricane cocktail is relatively simple. Here's how you can make one at home:

  1. Fill a hurricane glass with ice cubes.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine 2 oz of light rum, 2 oz of dark rum, 2 oz of orange juice, 2 oz of passion fruit juice, and 1 oz of grenadine syrup. You can adjust the amount of grenadine syrup to your preference.
  3. Shake well to mix all the ingredients together.
  4. Pour the mixture into the hurricane glass, over the ice cubes.
  5. Garnish with a slice of orange or a cherry, if desired.

It's important to note that the Hurricane cocktail is known for its strong alcoholic content, so it's best enjoyed responsibly. The combination of rum and fruit juices creates a delightful blend of flavors that is sure to please your taste buds. Whether you're hosting a summer party or simply want to treat yourself, the Hurricane cocktail is a fantastic choice.

Next time you find yourself in New Orleans or want to bring a taste of the Big Easy to your home, give the Hurricane cocktail a try. Its vibrant colors and refreshing taste make it a standout amongst other cocktail options. So grab a hurricane glass, gather your ingredients, and get ready to enjoy this iconic New Orleans cocktail.

Best served in a Hurricane Glass.