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Throwback Sazerac

Throwback Sazerac

The Sazerac is the New Orleans version of an Old-Fashioned.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail


  • 1/4 ounce Pernod Absinthe
  • 2 ounces Remy Martin 1738 Cognac
  • 1/4 ounce simple syrup
  • 3 Dashes Fee Brothers Old-fashioned aromatic bitters
  • Lemon twist, for garnish


  • Place the absinthe in a small rocks glass over ice and set aside.

  • In a mixing glass place the cognac, simple syrup and bitters along with ice and stir for 40 rotations. Swirl the absinthe and ice in the glass and discard. Strain the rest of the ingredients into the chilled rocks glass and garnish with the lemon twist.