The Sazerac originated in New Orleans, Louisianna and is based on a combination of Cognac and Peychaud's Bitters.
- 2 parts Brandy or Rye whiskey
- 1 dash Peychaud's bitters
- 1 tsp. simple syrup
- 1 tsp. absinthe
- Lemon peel
Old fashioned glass
- Coat the inside of the glass with a film of absinthe.
- Stir the rest of the ingredients together in a mixing glass with ice.
- Strain into the absinthe coated glass.
- Garnish with lemon peel and serve.