name = Hurricane
caption = A hurricane served in New Orleans
type = cocktail
rum = yes
served = "On the rocks"; poured over ice
drinkware = cocktail, or hurricane glass (12oz tulip shaped glass)
ingredients = *One part
prep = Shake ingredients with ice, then pour into the glass and serve over ice.
notes = +
The creation of this passion fruit-colored relative of a
Daiquiridrink is credited to New Orleans tavern owner Pat O'Brien. In the 1940s, he needed to get rid of all of the rum that local distributors forced him to buy before he could get a few cases of other spirits. [cite web
last = McNulty
first = Ian
url = http://www.frenchquarter.com/nightlife/drinks.php
title = Drinking in History: Classic Cocktails and Modern Thirsts in the French Quarter
publisher = FrenchQuarter.com
language = English
accessdate = 2006-10-06] 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 Quarterever since.
The hurricane is also the local name of a different cocktail on the islands of the
Bahamas. The drink is composed ofvarious measures of coffee liqueur, Rum 151, irish cream and Grand Marnier, and is commonly found in the bars in and around downtown Nassau.
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