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Hailing from New Orleans, the Sazerac was created in the 19th century as a way to spruce up rye whisky.
Prep Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1


  • chilled glass
  • Mixing Glass
  • Muddling Spoon


  • 1 Sugar Cube
  • 3 drops Bitters
  • 2 ounces Rye Whisky
  • 1/4 ounce Absinthe
  • 1 Lemon Twist


  • Fill your drinking glass with ice and leave to chill
  • In a mixing glass, soak the sugar cube in the bitters and gently muddle.
  • Add the rye whisky and stir
  • Dispose of the ice in your drinking glass
  • Rinse your glass with absinthe by swirling the liquid and discarding once done
  • Pour your rye mixture into the absinthe washed glass
  • Add your lemon twist to garnish
Keyword american whisky, Rye, whisky, whisky cocktail