Sazerac

Ingredients

  • Bourbon 1 oz.
  • Absinthe 12 oz.
  • Cognac 1 12 oz.
  • Angostura bitters 0.1 oz.
  • Peychaud's bitters 0.1 oz.
  • Still water 0.35 oz.
  • Sugar cubes 0.15 oz.
  • Lemon zest 1  
  • Ice cubes 14 oz.

Directions

  1. Fill a rocks glass to the top with ice cubes
  2. Pour in 0.5 oz of absinthe, 0.35 oz of still water and put aside
  3. Place a sugar cube into a mixing glass
  4. Soak the sugar with 3 dashes of angostura bitters, 3 dashes of peychaud's bitters and muddle
  5. Add 1.5 oz of cognac and 1 oz of bourbon
  6. Fill the glass with ice cubes and stir until the sugar dissolves
  7. Pour out still water, absinthe and ice from the rocks glass
  8. Strain the cocktail into the aromatized glass
  9. Garnish with lemon zest