Sazerac Cocktail Recipe | How To Make The Best Whiskey Cocktail

Sazerac Cocktail Recipe

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

This Sazerac Cocktail Recipe is just what we need to get our Mardi Gras party going – a classic whiskey cocktail with a history that goes back to the 1800’s!



  • 1/2 t. Sambuca
  • 1/4 cup Rye Whiskey
  • 1 lemon twist, for garnish
  • 1 Sugar Cube Soaked with Bitters, or add 4-5 dashes of Angostura bitters to a sugar cube and let soak for a minute or two.


  1. Swirl the sambuca around the inside of a glass and empty out.
  2. Add in the rye whiskey and the sugar cube.
  3. Garnish with the lemon twist.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Hand
  • Cuisine: American