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Category: Drinks

26 Mar

The Perfect Sazerac

SAZERAC: This is the connoisseur's choice.  One of the very first cocktails, it's smooth, rich warmth is as captivating as it's very cool history.  This is a drink that when done correctly, always satisfies. Ingredients 1 sugar cube 2 1/2 ounces whiskey -- rye whisky 2 dashes Bitters -- Peychaud's bitters 1 dash Bitters -- Angostura bitters 3 sprays of Herb Saint or absinthe lemon peel 2 antique crystal glasses Instructions: The last time I sat at a bar in New Orleans and ordered a Sazerac (last night), the bartender set up two beautiful antique, cut crystal glasses for mixing.  That's how it's supposed to be done.  Plain mixing glasses just won't do. Next add a cube of sugar, then muddle it.  Now put in several small ice cubes and the rye whiskey,...
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