Thursday, July 21, 2011

Cocktail = Sazerac

"A New Orleans classic and the oldest known American Cocktail, The Sazerac has pre-civil war roots and is named for the Sazerac de Forge et Fils brand of Cognac. It is traditionally served with Peychaud's bitters, although some bars, including our's, are now making their own bitters. If you don't have Absinthe, you can substitute Green Chartreuse." -Corey
What You Need:
2 oz Sazerac Rye Whiskey
Teaspoon of rich simple syrup
3 dashes Peychaud's Bitters
2-3 Dashes Absinthe
How You Make It:
1. Rinse an Old Fashioned glass with a light coating of absinthe.
2. In a mixing glass, combine Rye, simple syrup and bitters.
3. Add some ice and stir until the drink is chilled.
4. Strain into an old fashioned glass.