New Orleans Drinks: Sazerac, Ramos Gin Fizz: Vintage cocktail recipes from Jack D. L. Holmes’ New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix Them, 1973. Holmes mixes (sorry about the pun) entertaining New Orleans history, local color and folklore along with authentic mixed drinks recipes. Here are two of the drinks he says are most authentically New Orleans:
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New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix Them by Jack D.L. Holmes. Large trade paperback that appears to be a first edition, published, as trade paperback, in 1973. Published by Hope Publications, Jeffferson, Louisiana. 96 pages. Excellent vintage condition. Some modest wear to the cover. Pages and binding are in mint, never read condition.
New Orleans Drinks is much more than a list of drinks and ingredients. Want to know exactly what the deal is with absinthe, its romantic history and why it was outlawed? Holmes tells you that tale. The origin and uses of Southern Comfort? This is your book. Entertaining, informative, and–as it says on the cover–fun! Plenty of drink recipes, as well. How about the perfect Ramos Gin Fizz and all its variations?