Invented around 1850 in a saloon on Exchange Alley, the Sazerac is the most famous drink of New Orleans. The Sazerac Bar has existed in only three locations, Exchange Alley, 300 Carondelet Street, and at The Roosevelt New Orleans.
• 1 ½ oz. Sazerac 6 Year Old Rye Whiskey
• ¼ oz. Simple Syrup
• 3-5 dashes Peychaud's Bitters
• ¼ oz. Herbsaint
Method of Preparation:
• Start with two Sazerac glasses. Chill the first and set aside.
• In the second glass, add the Whiskey, Bitters, and Simple Syrup.
• After the first glass gets frosty, dump the ice and rinse the glass with Herbsaint.
• Add ice to second glass and stir 30 times.
• Strain into the Herbsaint rinsed glass.
• Rub a lemon peel around the rim of the glass and hang on the rim for garnish.