Sazerac Cocktail
  • Author: The Commish
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 cocktail
  • Category: Cocktail


  • 1 cube sugar
  • 1 1/2 ounces Sazerac Rye Whiskey
  • 1/4 ounce Herbsaint
  • 3 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
  • Lemon peel, for garnish


  1. Fill an Old-Fashioned glass with ice.
  2. In a second Old-Fashioned glass, add the sugar cube. Add the bitters to the sugar cube, then crush. Add the rye whiskey.
  3. Empty the ice from the first glass. Coat the glass with the Herbsaint. Discard any excess Herbsaint.
  4. Pour the whiskey-sugar mixture into the Herbsaint-coated glass. Garnish with lemon peel, and serve.