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Hand Grenade History

Published: July 6, 2016
Last Updated: October 2, 2019

Earl Bernhardt and Pam Fortner, owners of the Tropical Isle establishments in New Orleans’ French Quarter, are the originators of the world-famous Hand Grenade cocktail. In this interview, Earl and Pam discuss the history of Tropical Isle and the beverage that put them on the map.