Bananarac Cocktail

Base Spirit: Brandy / Cognac, Rye Whiskey

Type: Modern Classics

Served: Neat/Up

Preparation: Stirred

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Medium

About the Bananarac Cocktail

The New Orleans classic Sazerac gets a clever upgrade with banana liqueur.

Ingredients in the Bananarac Cocktail

  • Absinthe
  • 1 oz Old Overholt Rye Whiskey
  • 1 oz Tariquet VSOP Armagnac
  • .5 oz Giffard Banane du Brésil Liqueur
  • .5 tsp Demerara syrup (2 parts Demerara sugar, 1 part water)
  • 1 dash The Bitter Truth Old Time Aromatic Bitters

Garnish: Lemon twist

Glass: Rocks

How to make the Bananarac Cocktail

Pour a little absinthe into a chilled rocks glass. Swirl to coat the inside, discard any excess and set the glass aside. Add the remaining ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir, and strain into the prepared glass. Twist a swatch of lemon peel over the drink and discard.

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