The launch of the Grand Marnier in the late 1800s helped set a new standard for premium wine brands. Orange liqueur and Cognac also inspire the creation of a number of delicious cocktails, including the original Bijou version.
In this special episode of Life Behind Bars, co-hosts David Wondrich and Noah Rothbaum discuss the origins of the Grand Marnier, why citrus was so much sought after at the time, and the important role it played. of Paris in creating global trends. This discussion was inspired by entries in Wondrich and Rothbaum’s brand new book, The Oxford Companion to Spirits & Cocktails, including more than 1,100 entries from 150 contributing experts.
So get yourself a drink and listen to this episode of Life Behind Bars. Congratulation!
Life Behind Bars stars Half Full editor Noah Rothbaum and Senior Beverage Expert David Wondrich as they discuss the best bartenders and the greatest cocktails of all time. It won the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Award in 2018 and 2021 for the world’s best beverage podcast.
Edited by Alex Skjong
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