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Sazerac Cocktail (Difford's recipe)

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Glass:
Old-fashioned

Garnish:
Lemon zest twist (discarded)

We Say...

Sazerac Cocktail (Difford's recipe) If you are concerned about chucking expensive absinthe down the drain then consider staining into a shot glass and serve on the side. The five to one proportion used to rinse the glass produces a tasty chaser. La Fee Parisienne Superieure Chilled water Cognac V.S.O.P. Straight rye whiskey Maker's Mark bourbon Sugar syrup (1 water : 2 sugar) Peychaud's aromatic bitters Angostura Bitters (omit if wet ice) Chilled water (omit if wet ice) POUR absinthe into ice-filled glass, TOP with water and leave to stand. Separately THROW other ingredients with ice. DISCARD contents of glass (absinthe, water and ice) and STRAIN thrown drink into absinthe-coated glass.
½ shot La Fee Parisienne Superieure
2⅓ shot Chilled water
¾ shot Cognac V.S.O.P.
¾ shot Straight rye whiskey
¾ shot Maker's Mark bourbon
shot Sugar syrup (1 water : 2 sugar)
3 dash Peychaud's aromatic bitters
1 dash Angostura Bitters (omit if wet ice)
shot Chilled water (omit if wet ice)

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How to make:

POUR absinthe into ice-filled glass, TOP with water and leave to stand. Separately THROW other ingredients with ice. DISCARD contents of glass (absinthe, water and ice) and STRAIN thrown drink into absinthe-coated glass.

Comment:

If you are concerned about chucking expensive absinthe down the drain then consider staining into a shot glass and serve on the side. The five to one proportion used to rinse the glass produces a tasty chaser.

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