© USA Today
September 12, 2019
“Visitors to the Big Easy who want to learn more about cocktails will soon have a new place to go. The Sazerac Co., a Louisiana-based spirits maker, is opening the Sazerac House on Oct. 2. The six-story building houses multiple floors of exhibits as well as a gift shop and the company’s headquarters. Visitors can walk through and learn about the city’s cocktail culture and the various spirits the Sazerac Company makes, especially those used in the signature New Orleans drink called the Sazerac. Rye whiskey – a key ingredient in the cocktail – will be made on site. But the first batch won’t be ready for six years. Tasting is encouraged. Free samples will be given to visitors, and there will be special classes and tastings daily.”
Here’s to raising your spirits — and your glass.