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Glass with lemon wedge filled with Big Easy Sazerac

Big Easy Sazerac

Big Easy Sazerac
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  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 c. water
  • Ice cubes
  • ¼ c. rye whisky or bourbon
  • ¼ t. bitters
  • ¼ t. anise liqueur
  • Lemon rind twist
  1. Cook 1 c. sugar and 1 c. water in small saucepan for 5 minutes, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  2. Remove from heat and cool.
  3. Pack 3 ½- oz. cocktail glass with ice cubes and set aside.
  4. Combine whisky, bitters, simple syrup and few ice cubes in cocktail shaker. Stir to chill.
  5. Discard ice in glass. Coat inside of glass with liqueur, shaking out excess. If you want a stronger flavor leave in excess.
  6. Rub lemon rind over rim of glass and discard rind.
  7. Strain whiskey mixture into prepared glass. Serve immediately.
*****Rye Whiskey will give a smoother, richer flavor.

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