Rating: 5 stars
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There's a lot to love about this classic whiskey and bitters beverage. The official drink of New Orleans, the Sazerac is every bit as aromatic and flavorful as most anything else from down on the bayou.

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Recipe Summary

total:
5 mins
prep:
5 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 cocktail
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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 1 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Fill a rocks glass with 1 cup ice and set aside to chill, about 5 minutes. Discard ice.n

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  • Combine Peychaud's Bitters, Angostura Bitters and sugar cube in a cocktail shaker; mash well with a cocktail muddler. Add 1 cup ice and whiskey. Stir until chilled and strain into the chilled glass.n

  • Twist a lemon peel over the surface of the cocktail to extract the essence; discard lemon peel.n

Editor's Note:

For a more traditional Sazerac, use Cognac instead of whiskey, and add a teaspoon of absinthe.

Nutrition Facts

152 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 3.5g; sodium 0.4mg. Full Nutrition
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