The Sazerac, named after a famous bar in Louisiana, was created in 1850 by Aaron Bird, an inspired mixologist. The cognac’s warmth and spices, coupled with the bitters and balanced out by crisp notes of lemon, blends with the absinthe perfectly.
1.75 oz Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège
0.25 oz Absinthe
0.5 oz simple syrup
5 Angostura bitter dashes
1 lemon zest
Ice cube tray
How to Mix
Combine Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège, syrup, and bitters in a mixing glass with ice cubes.
Created in Louisville, Kentucky in 1881, the Old-Fashioned found its spiritual home at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel bar in New York City. Cognac, warm and aromatically spiced, a dash of bitters and sweet syrup all blend perfectly to make up this legendary cocktail.