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SAZERAC

One of America’s first “branded” cocktails, the Sazerac was originally made with Sazerac de Forge et Fils cognac. Today, though, rye is the main ingredient.

Ingredients
  • 1.5 ounces Ezra Brooks Straight Rye Whiskey
  • .25 ounce absinthe
  • 1 sugar cube
  • 1 dash of bitters
DIRECTIONS

Coat the interior of a chilled old-fashioned glass with absinthe and set aside. Muddle sugar cube with a drop of water in a mixing glass. Add ice, whiskey, and bitters to the glass and stir. Strain into the chilled absinthe-rinsed glass and garnish with a lemon twist.

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