New Orleans Cocktail Culture And Cocktail Tour

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Tour Information

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  • Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Details :
    Jackson Square (next to Andrew Jackson statue)
  • Return Details :
    The end point will be in a central location, close to Jackson Square.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Enjoy some classy cocktails in New Orleans famous French Quarter and get to grips with the citys outstanding cocktail culture. Avoid the tourist traps and visit a heady mix of famous spots, historic haunts and hidden gems with us. Youll learn about cocktail folklore and hear stories about the The Big Easy, both old and new, as you sip away at our favorite local concoctions. By the end of this thirst-quenching tour, there will be nothing you wont know about New Orleans drinking culture!

Know More about this tour

Youll begin your tour in the most iconic spot in New Orleans, Jackson Square. From here, the best and most historic bars of The French Quarter are all within a stones throw. Dont expect to spend much time on Bourbon Street though. While it has its place in New Orleans nightlife, we will be going beyond the tourist trail to show you what really makes New Orleans cocktail culture unique. 

For our first stop we will travel back to the 1700s and visit a bar which used to entertain some of the most eccentric characters in New Orleans history. Here, we will taste a famous drink of the city and learn how it has influenced New Orleans drinking culture today. 

In a town bearing witness to many hangovers and a place where its socially acceptable to drink at any time of day, its no surprise New Orleans has a wide range of delicious dessert-like cocktails. On this tour, we will visit one of your guides favorite bars and taste a drink so good youll forget theres alcohol in it. 

Next up, we will sample the official cocktail of New Orleans: the Sazerac. One of the first cocktails ever invented, its definitely tasty enough to stand the test of time. We will also touch upon the topic of how medicine influenced Sazerac and other cocktails, too. 

From here, we will taste another classic New Orleans invention, while exploring some of the oldest bars and restaurants in the French Quarter. Well also get a behind-the-scenes peek into a courtyard oasis, a stunning hidden feature that makes these buildings special, giving well-known customers a classy room to drink in, hidden away from plain sight. 

Last but not least, we will visit one of the classiest establishments in New Orleans to try one of the citys most esteemed drinks, the Ramos Gin Fizz. Youll learn why this drink is original and exclusive to New Orleans and witness your expert bartender making it. After your first sip, youll truly understand why New Orleans has been called, the cradle of civilized drinking. 

To conclude the tour, your guide will be happy to suggest even more great local creations so you can continue your tour of the extensive New Orleans cocktail trail. 

Inclusions

  • Local English-speaking guide, , Five cocktail samples and a small snack , Cocktail portions vary throughout the tour.

Exclusions

  • Additional food and drink Souvenirs Tips/gratuities for your guide

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

This tour features a couple of cocktails which include dairy ingredients such as eggs and/or milk. Discounts are available for vegans or people with lactose-intolerance, and the guide can assist with recommendations for customers to purchase his/her own drinks during the tour.

Travelers under the age of 21 are not allowed on this tour.

For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.

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