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Sazerac

This sazerac drink recipe is courtesy of Ti Adelaide Martin and Lally Brennan, authors of "In the Land of Cocktails."

  • yield: Makes 1 cocktail

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Absinthe
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces rye whiskey, preferably Sazerac rye or Old Overholt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ti Adelaide Martin and Lally Brennan's Simple Syrup
  • 4 to 5 dashes Peychaud's bitters
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 lemon twist, white pith removed, for garnish

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Pour Absinthe into a rocks glass; swirl to coat. Pour out any excess Absinthe; fill glass with ice to chill.

  2. Step 2

    Place rye, simple syrup, and bitters in a cocktail shaker; fill with ice. Cover and shake vigorously.

  3. Step 3

    Discard ice from rocks glass and strain rye mixture into glass. Rub rim of glass with lemon twist and add to cocktail; serve immediately.

Source
The Martha Stewart Show, July Summer 2008

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