Friday, February 12, 2016

Slightly Belated Sazerac {Mardi Gras}

It's Friday night! I'm a few nights late for Mardi Gras. But, as New Orleans' signature cocktail is one of my favorites, it's a must. So, here's a slightly belated Sazerac.

Ingredients makes 2
  • 1 ounce absinthe
  • 4 ounces rye 
  • 1/2 ounce maple syrup
  • 8 dashes bitters (I used my homemade Meyer Lemon Bitters)
  • Meyer lemon twists for garnish

Pour absinthe, rye, and maple syrup into an ice-filled shaker. Shake and strain cocktail into two glasses. Add bitters to the glasses. Rub the rims with a lemon twist and drop twist into the glass. Cheers. Laissez le bon temps rouler!

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