Sazerac Cocktail (An American Classic)

A spirit forward whiskey cocktail with hints of anise.
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CourseDrinks
CuisineAmerican
Keywordsrye, sazerac
GlassRocks
DifficultyEasy
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Servings1 Drink
Calories175kcal
Cost$3

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1.5 oz Rye Whiskey
  • 3 Dashes Peychaud's Bitters
  • 1 Cube Sugar
  • .5 oz Absinthe
  • 1 Peel Lemon For Garnish

Instructions

  • Fill rocks glass with ice and water to chill.
  • Put sugar cube in mixing glass and soak with bitters
  • Muddle the sugar cube into a paste
  • Add whiskey
  • Discard ice and water and add splash of absinthe to the glass
  • Swirl absinthe around glass until it's thoroughly coated. Discard excess
  • Add ice to mixing glass and stir for 10-15 seconds.
  • Strain into glass
  • Wipe lemon peel around rim of glass and drop in cocktail.

Nutrition

Calories: 175kcal