Sazerac House logo

You must be legal drinking age

a freshly made Sazerac cocktail

View the article at The Washington Post

© The Associated Press
By Rebecca Santana | September 10, 2019



“Over the decades the ingredients in a Sazerac cocktail have changed slightly. But served in a chilled old-fashioned glass with a twist of lemon peel, it’s still a staple in many bars and restaurants across town.

It’s one of a handful of cocktails closely associated with New Orleans though much more upscale than the hurricanes and hand grenades dispensed in plastic containers or souvenir glasses just a few blocks away on Bourbon Street or the daiquiris served at drive-thrus.

The Sazerac House joins the Southern Food and Beverage Museum as a more high-brow way to learn about the city’s food and drink culture.”

Here’s to classic cocktails and those destined to be.