Category Archives: New Orleans

Ramos Gin Fizz

1.5 oz Leopold’s Gin
1.0 oz Simple Syrup
0.5 oz Lemon Juice
0.5 oz Lime Juice
Two Drops Orange Flower Water
Two Drops Vanilla Extract
2 oz Heavy Cream
White of 1 Egg

Shake all ingredients vigorously WITHOUT ice to emulsify them.
Fill shaker with large ice. Shake the drink until your arm tires.
Strain into a collins glass.
Top with a splash of Club Soda, chopping a bar spoon up and down in the glass as you fill to create a thick head.

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Sazerac Bar Makes Playboy’s Best Bars List

There are lots of things we at 12 Bottle Bar are proud of these days… but for the moment, we can’t think of anything we’re MORE proud of than being a full three months ahead of Hugh Hefner in the taste-making business.

This week Playboy released a list of the best bars in America and New Orleans’ own, and 12 Bottle favorite, The Sazerac Bar at the Roosevelt Hotel made the list. Read here.

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LaFitte’s Blacksmith Shop

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop
Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop

LaFitte’s Blacksmith Shop
By Lars Theriot

 

They say god looks after drunks and fools… well then I guess it must be divine providence that made vermouth the last of Dave’s bottles because that means Jean LaFitte’s Blacksmith Shop has to be the last of my New Orleans bar posts because the bar’s signature drink, the Obituary Cocktail, contains the mighty V.

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The Hurricane

The Hurricane

The Hurricane

The Hurricane

2 oz Pusser’s Rum
0.5 oz Orange Liqueur
2 oz Orange Juice
2 oz Pineapple Juice
1 oz Passion Fruit Juice/Nectar
1 oz Lime Juice
0.5 oz Grenadine
0.5 oz Simple Syrup

Shake all ingredients with ice, then strain into a goblet or collins glass filled with ice.
All ice should be large cubes.
Garnish with an Orange Wheel and Maraschino Cherry.

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