Inviting, seductive, alluring and sensous, our Sazerac Rye recipe is a New Orleans classic and a tasty Southern delight.

Sazerac Rye

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Recipe type: Alcoholic Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1
  • ice
  • water
  • 1 sugar cube (Sugar in the Raw recommended)
  • 4 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
  • 2 fluid ounces rye whiskey (Sazerac Rye recommended)
  • splash of Absinthe or Pernod
  • lemon peel
  1. Fill one Old Fashioned glass with Ice and cold water.
  2. In the other glass, place sugar cube at the bottom.
  3. Add 4 dashes of bitters and just a splash of water.
  4. Muddle until mixed.
  5. Add ice to same glass.
  6. Add whiskey.
  7. Empty the glass filled with ice water.
  8. Add the splash of absinthe or pernod and swirl around to try and coat inside of glass
  9. Dump any remaining absinthe.
  10. Using mixing spoon, stir whiskey concoction for about 10 seconds.
  11. Strain whiskey concoction into empty glass.
  12. Express lemon peel into cocktail, wipe edges with peel and add as garnish.
Requires 2 old fashioned glasses.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: each Calories: 138 Fat: 0 Saturated fat: 0 Unsaturated fat: 0 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 2.3g Sugar: 2.3g Sodium: 0 Fiber: 0 Protein: 0 Cholesterol: 0


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