Oak is a mysterious matter. No other material has shaped the world of wine, spirits, beer, and cocktails like oak. Still, this contribution to the realm of alcoholic beverages is more complicated than you might think, there’s a lot behind it — history, science, technology, and above all flavor.
For a good drink, there’s no place like The Big Easy. New Orleans has a rich, intricate history of entwining stories around creole food, jazz, celebration, and multicultural heritage. Talking about mixed drinks, the city has a special significance; some of the most famous cocktails were created here. Heres our top 10 list.