The Sazerac cocktail recipe is a New Orleans classic and one of the most enduring drinks in the world.
2 oz. rye whiskey
½ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
2 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
Absinthe or Herbsaint
Tools: mixing glass, barspoon, strainer
Glass: cocktail or rocks
Garnish: lemon twist
Give a chilled glass an absinthe or Herbsaint rinse and set aside. Stir the other ingredients in a mixing glass, strain into the chilled glass and garnish.