RECIPE: Comfort Sazerac

The Sazerac is a local New Orleans variation of a cognac or whiskey cocktail, named for the Sazerac de Forge et Fils brand of cognac brandy that served as its original main ingredient.                                                                                                                                                              

Southern Comfort 80 – 2 oz.                                                         

Angostura bitters – 3 dashes                                                       

Pernod – 1 tsp                                                        

Sugar – 1 tsp (1 sugar packet)                                         

Water – 3 drops                                                      

Lemon peel - Garnish                                

 

Chill an Old Fashioned glass

 

In a mixing glass, combine sugar, bitters, and a few drops of water 

 

Mix until sugar is dissolved

 

Add Southern Comfort 80 and ice

 

Stir for about 30 seconds

 

Pour Pernod into your chilled glass, and rotate glass until the inside is well coated                       

                                                                                               

Discard the excess

                                                                                                           

Strain the liquid from your mixing glass into the Old Fashioned glass                                                                                                                      

Twist a piece of lemon peel over the drink

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