The Original Sazerac: before it called for rye whiskey, the New Orleans classic was made with cognac.
This Sazerac cocktail recipe is a New Orleans favorite: rye whiskey, Peychaud’s Bitters, sugar, and absinthe, served neat with a lemon-peel twist.
The Cognac Sazerac Recipe
How to make a Commander's Palace Sazerac, the official cocktail of New Orleans.
Sazerac, said to be the Big Easy's first cocktail, originally served at the Sazerac Coffee House in NOLA ~ recipe from Southern Living.
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Commander's Palace Sazerac by Saveur. The Sazerac is the official cocktail of New Orleans.
Credited as being among the first true cocktails, the Sazerac is a New Orleans original; one sip of its hazy, lusty character tells you everything you need to know about living the good life.
Sazerac: 2 ounces rye whiskey ounce simple syrup 3 dashes Peychaud bitters Ice 1 barspoon Herbsaint or absinthe (sub Pernod in a pinch) Lemon twist
The Official Cocktail of New Orleans: Sazerac