The Sazerac Cocktail

The Sazerac Cocktail

Base Spirit: Rye Whiskey

Type: Classics

Served: Neat/Up

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Medium

Flavor Profile: Spirit-forward, Sweet

About The Sazerac Cocktail

It doesn’t get much more classic than this NOLA standard.

Ingredients in The Sazerac Cocktail

  • 1 Sugar cube
  • 3 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
  • 1.5 oz Sazerac Rye Whiskey
  • .25 oz Herbsaint

Garnish: Lemon peel

Glass: Old Fashioned

How to make The Sazerac Cocktail

Pack an Old Fashioned glass with ice and set aside. In a second Old Fashioned glass, muddle the sugar cube and bitters, and add the rye whiskey. Pour the ice out of the first glass, add the Herbsaint and rotate the glass to coat the inside, discarding any excess. Add the whiskey mixture to the prepared glass and garnish with a lemon peel.

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