The Sazerac Cocktail & Bitters | 3 Minute Cocktail Education

Today we’re going to show you how to make the Sazerac cocktail while also talking about cocktail bitters, all in 3 minutes. How much can your brain handle? Let’s find out! The sazerac:

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Sazerac Cocktail
1 Sugar Cube
3 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
2 dashes Angostura bitters
2.0 oz Rye Whiskey
1 barspoon (1/4 oz) Pernod / Absinthe

Of course,

Let’s talk about cocktail bitters, you’ll find cocktail bitters “dash” out in 1 ml increments, the sazerac cocktail calls for 5 dashes of bitters, but it’s a blend of Angostura bitters and Peychaud bitters. Because of the use of Absinthe, you’ll get a bit of a black licorice “anise” flavor on the backend; also, Peychaud bitters brings that too. So, that doesn’t help if you’re against the flavor profile.

However, you may find the Old Fashioned more to your liking:

Table of Contents
0:00 Introduction
0:22 What is a “dash” of bitters?
0:52 The recipe
1:33 No ice!?
2:30 Alternatives to sazerac?

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