I’LL HAVE ANOTHER: DRINKS & BUKOWSKI (T.G.I.F)

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I’ll have another

Drinks & Bukowski

Written By Ryan Fu @fu_beatz 

The Sazerac Cocktail

“THE PSYCHE HAS BEEN BURNED
AND LEFT US SENSELESS,
THE WORLD HAS BEEN DARKER THAN LIGHTS-OUT
IN A CLOSET FULL OF HUNGRY BATS,
AND THE WHISKEY AND WINE ENTERED OUR VEINS
WHEN BLOOD WAS TOO WEAK TO CARRY ON”


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The Sazerac cocktail is to New Orleans what the margarita is to the southwest. It is reported to be the first cocktail every invented (at least in the United States). Antoine Amadie Peychaud, a Creole apothecary, is given the credit for first inventing the Sazerac cocktail in the 1830s. In 1795, he immigrated to New Orleans from the West Indies and opened a drugstore called Pharmacie Peychaud. Like many “chemists” of his day, he sold his own patent medicine; Peychaud’s Bitters, a proprietary mix of aromatic bitters said to relive his clients’ ailments. His medical toddy…

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