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Volume: 8.0 oz
Alcohol units: 3.6 standard drinks
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 15%
Times viewed: 93329
Average Score: 8.7 (11 votes)
According to Wikipedia:
The creation of this passion fruit-colored relative of a Daiquiri drink is credited to New Orleans tavern owner Pat O'Brien.
In the 1940s, he needed to create a new drink to help him get rid of all of the less popular rum that local distributors forced him to buy before he could get a few cases of more popular liquors such as scotch and whiskey.
He poured the concoction into hurricane-lamp-shaped glasses and gave it away to sailors. The drink caught on, and it has been a mainstay in the French Quarter ever since.
A nice variant of the popular Hurricane drink
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Added by David on 2009-10-05 12:17:41
Last updated on 2015-01-14 21:04:57