Emeril's Sazerac Cocktail

Recipe by alligirl
READY IN: 5mins
SERVES: 1
YIELD: 1 drink
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • sugar, 1 lump
  • 3
    drops peychaud's bitters
  • 1
    dash Angostura bitters
  • 3
    ounces rye whiskey, 1 jigger
  • 1
    dash Herbsaint or 1 dash pernod liqueur
  • 1
    piece lemon peel
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DIRECTIONS

  • Fill a small old-fashioned glass with cracked ice and set aside.
  • In another small old-fashioned glass, put the lump of sugar and just enough water to moisten it.
  • With a spoon, crush the sugar, then add the Peychaud’s bitters, Angostura bitters, whiskey, and several ice cubes.
  • Stir. Never use a shaker.
  • Empty the first glass of ice, add the Herbsaint or Pernod, twirl the glass around, and shake the liqueur out.
  • Strain the whiskey mixture into the glass, twist in the lemon peel, and serve immediately.
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