Sazerac Cocktail

classic-sazerac-cocktail-recipeThe Sazerac is a New Orleans classic and one of the most enduring classic cocktails in the world.

2 oz. rye whiskey
1/2 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.