The Story Behind Mardi Gras' Classic Cocktail

If you've ever been to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, there's a good chance you've heard of a drink called the Hurricane.

Bright in color, the Hurricane might seem like a modern addition to Mardi Gras, but the strong cocktail has been around longer than you may think.

Check out the slideshow above to learn more about the Hurricane.

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