"Bar Reviver Podcast, enhance your bar's identity or create a new identity hosted by award winning bartender Dan Rook with the IT Guy Andrew Clark."
With this cold weather edition, Dan and Andrew discuss how to keep warm with the Sazerac cocktail, an intriguing riff the classic cocktail using Dry Curacao and Fernet, how to kill a cocktail using too much of a specific spirit, Dan giving thanks to those that helped in the past and why we are all spoiled rotten people.
The Sazerac Cocktail
- 2 ounce Rye Whiskey
- Bar Spoon or 1/8 of an ounce Demerara Syrup
- 2-3 dashes of Peychaud's Bitters
Crushed ice in small rocks glass, rinsed with absinthe. Roll, rinse, and let sit as you build cocktail in mixing vessel.
Stir all base ingredients (Rye, Sugar and Bitters) with ice in mixing vessel. Dump the ice out of the small rocks glass and pour the mixed base ingredients into the rocks glass.
Express a lemon peel over the glass and dump the lemon peel into the drink or discard.
Dan's Alternate Build: The Old Armchair
- 1.5 ounce Pierre Ferrand 1840 Cognac
- .5 ounce Dry Curacao
- .25 ounce Fernet
- .25 ounce Rittenhouse Rye
- Two dashes Peychauds Bitters
Stir with ice and strain over rocks.
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Dan Rook and Andrew Clark