Sazerac Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Sazerac

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"This drink was featured as a Cocktail of the Month on Epicurious. The recipe comes from Chris McMillian, the fourth-generation bartender and fount of cocktail lore who presides over the bar at the Library Lounge at the Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. He prefers to use sugar over simple syrup, which is made of equal parts water and sugar, because it gives him the option of increasing the drink's sweetness without diluting it."

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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    5 mins

Directions

  1. In old-fashioned glass, add ice and set aside. In another, add sugar, bitters, and water. Muddle until sugar is completely dissolved. Add rye whiskey, fill with ice, and stir well, about 15 seconds. From first glass, discard ice, then add Herbsaint. Holding glass horizontally, turn it so that Herbsaint completely coats the interior. Discard any excess. Strain contents of second glass into chilled glass. Twist lemon peel directly over drink to release essential oils, and serve.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 170 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 5 mg
  • < 1%

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

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