Sazerac Cocktail (Difford's recipe)

Difford's Guide
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Ingredients

Barware

Old-fashioned glass
Measuring jigger
Strainer

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

256 calories

Styles & Flavours

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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.

12 fl oz La Fee Parisienne absinthe
2 13 fl oz Chilled water
34 fl oz Cognac
34 fl oz Rittenhouse Bottled in Bond
34 fl oz Bourbon whiskey
13 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
3 dash Peychaud's Bitters
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
13 fl oz Chilled water (omit if wet ice)
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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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