Sazerac Cocktail (Difford's recipe)

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Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist (discarded)

How to make:

1. POUR absinthe into an ice-filled old-fashioned glass, TOP with water, and leave to stand.
2. THROW other ingredients with ice and set aside.
3. STRAIN contents of the old-fashioned glass into a chilled shot glass to be served as an optional extra alongside the main event.
4. STRAIN contents of shaker into the absinthe rinsed old-fashioned glass.
5. Enjoy a delicious Sazerac with an absinthe shot served alongside.

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Review:

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

History:

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

Nutrition:

One serving of Sazerac Cocktail (Difford's recipe) contains 214 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.9 standard drinks
  • 17.76% alc./vol. (35.52° proof)
  • 26.9 grams of pure alcohol
Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in green above. Values stated for alcohol and calorie content, and number of drinks an ingredient makes should be considered approximate.

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