How to Make Sazerac

How to Make Sazerac

Serves: 1

Preparation time: 5 mins

Cooking time: –

Ingredients needed to make Sazerac:

  • 2 fl oz Cognac
  • 1 fl oz Pastis
  • 4 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
  • Crushed ice
  • 1 tsp sugar syrup
  • Twisted lemon peel, to serve

Cooking instructions for Sazerac:

  • Pour the Pastis in a tumbler and tilt the glass, while making a circular movement, to swirl around it.
  • Drain it out from the tumbler and set aside for another use.
  • Stuff the glass with handful of crushed ice and set aside to chill.
  • Add a bout of Cognac into a mixing glass, along with sugar syrup and bitters.
  • Stir them all together briskly for half a minute and set aside.
  • Get rid of the crushed ice from the tumbler and place a strainer on top.
  • Pour the mixture into the strainer and strain it into the tumbler.
  • Insert a twist of lemon peel into the rim of the glass to garnish.
  • Serve chilled.

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