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Cherry Sazerac

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Emily Hlavac Green

New Orleans made the Sazerac famous and is a classic cocktail for Mardi Gras. We added a little maraschino juice to this whiskey and cognac cocktail for a little fruity sweetness. It's bittersweet! 

Have you made one yet? Let us know how it went in the comments below! 

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Yields: 1 serving
Prep Time: 0 hours 5 mins
Total Time: 0 hours 15 mins
1 oz.



1 tsp.

maraschino cherry juice


dashes Peychaud's Bitters

2 oz.

rye whiskey 

1 oz.


Lemon peel, for garnish

Maraschino cherry, for garnish

  1. Chill a cocktail glass in freezer until chilled, at least 10 minutes. 
  2. Add absinthe to chilled glass and swirl around glass. Discard liquid. 
  3. Fill a small glass or cocktail shaker with ice. Add cherry juice, bitters, whiskey, and cognac. Stir until chilled then strain into cocktail glass. 
  4. Garnish with a lemon peel and maraschino cherry. 
Emily Hlavac Green
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