Dead in New Orleans

Jack heads to the Big Easy for a taste of Louisiana’s unique liquors. He digs into voodoo traditions, hunts for the almost-extinct Ojen and discovers Perique, a liqueur made with a rare tobacco that’s grown in the bayou.

From This Episode

Getting Ready for NOLA

Getting Ready for NOLA

Dr. Mignonne Mary gives Jack a little medical booster to assist in his adventures in New Orleans. 960 1280

  

Toast to New Orleans

Toast to New Orleans

Jack and Elizabeth Pearce, a cocktail historian, toast with a Sazerac and a Ramos Gin Fizz. 960 1280

  

Drinking at The John

Drinking at The John

Jack poses with a drink at the John, a local hangout that uses toilet seats as bar stools. 960 1280

  

Playing in the Band

Playing in the Band

Musicians Derrick Moss, Paul Robertson and Julian Gosin of the Soul Rebels play a song for Jack. 960 1280

  

Carousel Bar

Carousel Bar

Jack enjoys a Vieux Carre at the Carousel Bar inside the Hotel Monteleone, the city’s only revolving bar. 960 1280

  

Drinking Like a Patriot

Drinking Like a Patriot

In character as a patriot from Colonial times, Jack takes a sip from a flask. 960 1280

  

Krewe of Boo

Krewe of Boo

Jack poses on top of a float at Krewe of Boo, New Orleans’ official Halloween parade. 960 1280

  

Smelling Tobacco

Smelling Tobacco

Jack takes a whiff of some of the ingredients that go into making Perique, a liqueur made from fermented perique tobacco. 960 1280

  

Enjoying a Glass of Perique

Enjoying a Glass of Perique

Jack poses with a glass of Perique, a drink infused with tobacco. It’s still waiting for approval from the Food and Drug Administration. 960 1280

  

Voodoo Ceremony

Voodoo Ceremony

Jack participates in a Voodoo ceremony run by the second-most-powerful living priestess, Sallie Glassman. 960 1280

  

Toast of the Town

Toast of the Town

Jack toasts the crowd as he sips on some Ojen on his balcony overlooking New Orleans. 960 1280

  

I Love My Ojen!

I Love My Ojen!

Jack poses with the bottle of Ojen, a rare, anise-flavored Spanish liqueur that is almost completely extinct. 960 1280

  

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