Hurricane Cocktail Mix 9 oz bag. Follow instructions on the back of the bag.
History of the Hurricane Cocktail: The Hurricane cocktail is a sweet alcoholic drink made with rum, lemon juice, and passion fruit syrup. It is one of many popular drinks served in New Orleans. It is traditionally served in the tall, curvy eponymous “hurricane glass”. The creation of the passion fruit–colored relative of the daiquiri is credited to New Orleans tavern owner Pat O’Brien.
In the 1940s, he needed to create a new drink to help him get rid of all of the less-popular rum that local distributors forced him to buy before he could get a few cases of more popular liquors such as scotch and other whiskeys. He poured the concoction into hurricane lamp–shaped glasses and gave it away to sailors. The drink caught on, and it has been a mainstay in the French Quarter ever since.