Sazerac Classic Cocktail Recipe

Sazerac Classic Cocktail Recipe

A classic cocktail mixing Rye with Absinthe. As such this is the ideal cocktail to get the party started.

It’s important to note this cocktail was concocted at a time when Absinthe was real and available. True Absinthe (the dark-brown, psychotropic, spirit of legend) is mostly illegal and incredibly hard to find. While this does post a problem when trying to make a Sazerac, it’s one you can ignore without much guilt. The amount of Absinthe used in a Sazerac is exceptionally low, no different than the amount of Vermouth used in a very dry martini.

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