The Official Sazerac Cocktail

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The Official Sazerac Cocktail

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The Official Sazerac Cocktail brought to us by www.sazerac.com is a rich part of New Orleans history and is actually the first cocktail to be invented.

Ingredients:

1 cube sugar

1 1/2 oz. Sazerac Rye Whiskey

1/4 oz. Herbsaint

3 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters

Lemon peel

Pack an Old-Fashioned glass with ice

In a second Old-Fashioned glass place the sugar cube and add the Peychaud’s Bitters, then crush the sugar cube

Add the Sazerac Rye Whiskey to the second glass containing the Peychaud’s Bitters and sugar

Empty the ice from the first glass and coat the glass with the Herbsaint, then discard the remaining Herbsaint

Empty the whiskey/bitters/sugar mixture from the second glass into the first glass and garnish with a lemon twist.

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Directions:

  1. Pack an Old-Fashioned glass with ice
  2. In a second Old-Fashioned glass place the sugar cube and add the Peychaud’s Bitters, then crush the sugar cube
  3. Add the Sazerac Rye Whiskey to the second glass containing the Peychaud’s Bitters and sugar
  4. Empty the ice from the first glass and coat the glass with the Herbsaint, then discard the remaining Herbsaint
  5. Empty the whiskey/bitters/sugar mixture from the second glass into the first glass and garnish with a lemon twist.
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