Sazerac Reborn

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Sazerac Reborn
Photo: © Hector Sanchez
1 drink


  • 1 star anise pod

  • 6 ounces Laird's Applejack

  • 6 dashes Peychaud's bitters

  • 1/2 ounce sorghum syrup

  • 1 tablespoon French-style green absinthe


  1. Add star anise pod to Laird's Applejack and let infuse for 1 day; discard the star anise.

  2. In a cocktail shaker, stir 1 1/2 ounces infused Applejack with sorghum syrup, absinthe, Peychaud's bitters and ice. Strain into a chilled glass and squeeze a lemon peel over the drink.

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