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Where Y'at Magazine Features Our Mixology Class at New Orleans Drink Lab

Master bartender and Victory Nola founder, Daniel Victory launched New Orleans Drink Lab next door to his Downtown bar in October 2015. He aimed to help continue the city’s exploration of craft cocktail culture, which Victory himself helped pioneer. He and his team of master bartenders offer two, two-hour mixology classes, which also include a small lunch to help absorb the effects of frequent cocktail-sipping.

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The Appeal of DrinkLabNola's Mixology Classes

Give a man a Sazerac and he’ll drink well in NOLA for an evening. Teach a man to make a Sazerac and he’ll drink well for a lifetime. Therein lies the appeal of Drink Lab NOLA. Created by the folks behind Victory, one of the CBD’s best loved cocktail bars, Drink Lab NOLA offers cocktail classes taught by award-winning master bartenders.

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Mixology Classes Will Wow and Educate You and Your Friends

Want to learn to make classic cocktails? The New Orleans Drink Lab is your hot spot for doing it. Learn the history, tradition behind the cocktails and then get behind the bar and make them yourself. The fun begins when you arrive. Join the cocktail movement.

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What's New and Hot and Victory These Days, By Thrillist

Victory in Central Business District is the perfect bar to get serious about your cocktails while also having a whole bunch of fun drinking them. Every night, there is a featured cocktail, and the bartenders are kind enough to offer you a sample to try it before ordering.

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Ice Ice Baby

How important is the ice in your cocktail? Very! Bartenders will tell you it's the most underrated ingredient on the planet. Read what you can do with ice and why it's a critical piece of the cocktail world.

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Sippin Through Spring

Ways to enjoy cocktails this spring and summer. Find out some cool places to get great cocktails while bar hopping through New Orleans. With so many options to choose from, you really can't go wrong.

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Getting lit at Victory Bar

Getting lit at Victory Bar

My garnish, that is.

I’d gone to Victory Bar to wish them a belated birthday (Daniel Victory’s venue turned three earlier this month) and to meet up with the bar’s new co-owner, Camille Whitworth.

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IHeartNOLA.com

IHeartNOLA.com Explores Victory

“With the steady expansion of the Downtown/CBD, top-of-his-game bartender/owner Daniel Victory opened his ode to craft cocktails, Victory. Besides his namesake, Daniel brought along his genre bending use of ingredients coupled with centuries old tried and true recipes.”

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GO NOLA

Victory is a Hot Saints Game Day Spot

“Time to enjoy the victory! Looking to celebrate with a few great cocktails? Sainte Marie, Lucky Rooster and Victory are all within a stones throw of the Dome.”

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OffBeat

A Victorious Review by OffBeat Magazine

“A visit to Victory opens with perhaps the city’s only amuse bouche cocktail, which on a recent visit combined bourbon, blackberry, citrus and egg white shaken into a frothy concoction that maintains perfect balance between bitter and sweet. Classic cocktails are on offer, including the original daiquiris, showcasing the power of simplicity.”

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Nightclub.com

NOLA’s Victory Bar Serves Mixology with a Touch of Class — and Economy

“We want the old classic cocktails on the menu, especially the Sazerac and Ramos Gin Fizz; we also want people to know about mixology and ‘edible cocktails’ such as Mojitos. I’ll do a lime and simple syrup rum gelatin with a mint syrup on top to be cut with a fork and knife. We want to push the envelope of what we can do with our palate, says Victory.”

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New Orleans Magazine

Daniel Victory Creates Cocktail Classics for New Orleans Magazine

“First thing to mention is the importance of using fresh ingredients. It simply makes a far superior cocktail. Next, you want to find a bartender who enjoys their craft of creating a well-made and balanced drink. And perhaps the most important thing to keep in mind is to put yourself in a place where the atmosphere makes the imbibing experience that much more pleasurable.”

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