Sazerac

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Named for the Sazerac de Forge et Fils brand of cognac that was its original prime ingredient.

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Sazerac (plural Sazeracs)

  1. (US) A cocktail made from whisky, Pernod or absinthe, bitters, and syrup.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 415:
      a night that began at the establishment of Monsieur Peychaud, where the Sazeracs, though said to've been invented there, were not a patch, it seemed to Reef, on those available at Bob Stockton's bar in Denver, though those Absinthe Frappés were another matter.