Read on to learn more about the creation of the Hurricane.
The Story Behind Mardi Gras' Classic Cocktail
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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.