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Drink Tue Feb 10 2009

Sazerac to help save New Orleans

Well, maybe not save, but the local distributor of the distinctive New Orleans whiskey (and its namesake, the first official American cocktail, if sources are to be trusted), is helping drum up support for New Orleans revitalization projects by pushing all proceeds from Sazerac sales to the the rebuilding of the Museum of American Cocktail (bien sur) and the Second Harvest Food Bank of the city in need. What better way to celebrate Mardi Gras and the coming Lenten season than a little debauchery that does real good?

Participating Sazerac speakeasies include the Violet Hour, Nacional 27, The Drawing Room, Sepia and The Whistler, and the drink itself is usually a combination of Cognac, whiskey, absinthe, and/or bitters -- each bar is likely to have its own twist on New Orleans' official drink, judging by their pedigrees. The party starts Fat Tuesday, February 24, and ignores the post-Mardi Gras spirit to keep pouring through March 31.

 

Lee / February 11, 2009 1:54 AM

Oh my, I love Sazerac Rye. Thanks for the tip.

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