A New Orleans original, the Sazerac is a spirit forward cocktail that best highlights the superior effects of gum syrup.
1 oz rye whiskey
1 oz brandy
¼ oz Demerara Gum Syrup
3 dashes Peychaud's bitters
1 Barspoon absinthe
Rinse a chilled hybrid cocktail glass with absinthe.
Add remaining ingredients to a mixing glass with ice.
Stir 20 seconds and strain into the rinsed glass.
Express a lemon peel and garnish.
Garnish with lemon peel.