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Hurricane Brew (a.k.a. Good-Night Irene)

In order to cope with Hurri-Quake 2011, we had to have a signature cocktail on hand to get us through these difficult times (and it was a good excuse to drink).  The goons were getting restless!  After a little research and polling friends on FB, I learned that the classic Hurricane cocktail from NOLA has to have rum, but can contain almost anything else.

My brew contained varying amounts of the kitchen sink:

  • Grenadine
  • Triple-Sec
  • Amaretto
  • Vodka
  • Dark Rum
  • Margarita Mix
  • Grapefruit Juice
  • Pineapple Juice

I thought the Amaretto was unnecessary, but it really added a kick reminiscent of Spring Break 1994.  I’m happy to report that after a 1/2 glass of this bad boy, I am remembering better times and cannot feel my teeth.