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Sazerac Cocktail
This classic rye whiskey cocktail is the official drink of New Orleans. See more
  • READY IN 5 mins

Sazerac Cocktail

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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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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    5 mins

Directions

  1. Fill a rocks glass with 1 cup ice and set aside to chill, about 5 minutes. Discard ice.
  2. 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.
  3. Twist a lemon peel over the surface of the cocktail to extract the essence; discard lemon peel.
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Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • For a more traditional Sazerac, use Cognac instead of whiskey, and add a teaspoon of absinthe.
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May 23, 2013

I LUBBOCK THIS COCKTAIL. Reminds me of the French Quarter in New Orleans,

 
May 06, 2014

Traditionally the glass is rinsed with a tiny bit of absinthe.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 175 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.5 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 15 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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