Sazerac Cocktail (Difford's recipe)

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Ingredients

Barware

Old-fashioned glass
Measuring jigger
Strainer

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 256 calories in one serving of Sazerac Cocktail (Difford's recipe).

Styles & Flavours

Bartender

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Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist (discarded)

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.

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La Fee Parisienne absinthe
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Chilled water
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Cognac
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Rittenhouse Bottled in Bond
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Bourbon whiskey
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Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
3 dash Peychaud's Bitters
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
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Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)

Comment:

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

About:

The history of the Sazerac cocktail can be found on our Sazerac cocktail page.

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