In New Orleans, it sometimes seems that the dead are as alive as we are. In the 300-year-old French Quarter, every building has a story and many spirits have remained to tell them
Cocktail History Tour (21+)
The Oldest Stand-up Bar, Birthplace of the Grasshopper, and More!
- People Must be 21+, Proof of ID may be required
- People no drinks Must be 21+, Proof of ID may be required
Forget Hand Grenades and Hurricanes, this tour goes beyond Bourbon Street!
Join Doctor Gumbo Tours on a journey through New Orleans’ historic and fascinating history of cocktails, and sample them along the way. Belly up to the oldest stand-up bar in the country, find out where the Grasshopper was invented, get the real scoop on absinthe, learn the origins of the Sazerac and discover hidden gems where locals have been imbibing for centuries. Each stop will feature a historic cocktail prepared by multiple award-winning mixologists, and your guide will give you the history behind them! Expect to visit 4 venues including SoBou, the Bourbon O Bar and Tujague’s!
The last bar, under the direction of the most published author on cocktail-related books in the world, is a Mecca for craft cocktail enthusiasts and features live, local music at 8pm!