Sazerac

Photo: Oxmoor House

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Nutritional Information

Calories 106
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Sodium 0.0 mg

Ingredients

1 cup ice
3 tablespoons rye whiskey
1 teaspoon simple syrup
2 dashes Peychaud's bitters
1/4 teaspoon anise liqueur
lemon rind strip

Preparation

Fill cocktail shaker with 1 cup ice. Add 3 tablespoons rye whiskey, 1 teaspoon simple syrup, and 2 dashes Peychaud's bitters; cover with lid, and shake until thoroughly chilled. Coat inside of a chilled 3 1/2-ounce glass with 1/4 teaspoon anise liqueur; pour out excess. Rub lemon rind strip over rim, and place in glass. Strain whiskey mixture into prepared glass.

Cocktail Tip: Sidestep the extra calories by making cocktails with fresh fruit juices and calorie-free beverages rather than mixes, which are loaded with sugar.

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