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Happily Stuck on One Cocktail...


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Happily Stuck on One Cocktail...

StriperGuy | | Sep 20, 2013 12:14 PM

Happens to me from time to time... get home, what cocktail would I like... hmmm, same thing as last night... repeat.

Currently stuck on Sazarac. I just can't seem to drink anything else for the last week or so.

What cocktails do you get stuck on?

My version of a Sazerac:

Line a small tumbler with (in my case house made) anis liquer and put in the freezer to chill

In a cocktail shaker:
1 oz Jim Beam Rye Whiskey
1 oz Rittenhouse Rye (I find the Rittenhouse too much on its own).
Dash of simple syrup
3 shakes of peychaud's bitters
Stir very vigorously for 3 minutes

Pull tumbler from freezer and thoroughly rub the rim with lemon zest, throw zest into glass (people vary on whether to include or discard the zest.

Strain cocktail into prepared tumbler.