Jade Liqueurs' Perique Tobacco Liqueur was released in 2006 following many months of careful development. The labor-intensive cultivation process dates to the early nineteenth century; They flavour this stuff with Louisiana Perique tobacco - one of the rarest tobaccos in the world. The sale was delayed because the owner’s home in New Orleans had major damage from Katrina and the family moved to Paulina until they found another house to purchase 15 months later. Ojen, a New Orleans Favorite, Is Back in the Liquor Cabinet. Perique, prized by connoisseurs as the strongest and most flavorful of tobacco varietals, is cultivated only one place on earth: a thirty-square-mile tract of land in St. James Parish, Louisiana. A very unusual and very interesting liqueur from Jade, made in very small batches. Perique is a unique and rare type of tobacco that comes exclusively from one small swath of land near New Orleans. Made with Cognac, bitters, sugar, and herbsaint, Sazerac (Saz-er-ack) quickly became a hit and has turned into the Official Drink of New Orleans.. Today most of the places in New Orleans use rye whiskey instead of Cognac but you can order it either way. NEW ORLEANS’ FINEST ELIXIR OF PEPPER SAUCE® MADE IN THE NORTHERNMOST PORT OF THE CARIBBEAN. We pride ourselves in great attention to detail. Jan. 29, 2016; Probably more than any city in America, New Orleans loves anise-flavored liqueurs. I had to wait until November 2006 to actually go to the act of sale.” ... Today Perique is a showplace on the historic River Road. PERIQUE PEPPER SAUCE ® PERIQUE PEPPER SAUCE is crafted in small batches using only blended fermented pepper mash, Louisiana cane vinegar, and lemon juice. About Sazerac: In the mid-1800s a Creole man named Antoine Peychaud started selling his own medicinal elixir with the promise of health benefits. A Brief History of Louisiana’s Native Smoke “Only in Louisiana” is a phrase that’s applied to lots of local traditions — king cake, second lines, drive-through daiquiri shops. It is used as a "condiment tobacco" to make nearly a hundred different brand name pipe tobacco blends from around the world. Woody, oaky and herbal, with a beautiful spicy tinge. St. James Parish, just upriver from New Orleans, is the only place in the world true perique tobacco is cultivated. Louisiana Perique is the rarest and more precious tobacco in the entire world. New from St. George Spirits in the Bay Area is distiller Dave Smith’s NOLA coffee liqueur.Smith met his wife in New Orleans, so this is his tribute to a place that’s close to his heart. It’s existence has been in jeopardy more than once, first in the late 1990s and then in 2005. 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