how to host a sazerac happy hour
just add booze, obvi.
Published Feb 9, 2016 5:00 AM
Mardis Gras is almost upon us! if you can’t make it down to n’awlins, make their official cocktail with these bar cart must-haves.
Learn the art of the Sazerac plus sooooo many other cocktails in this comprehensive guide for beginners and mixologists alike.
It’s not Mardis Gras without a little French. Greet your guests with these cheerful coasters.
Be the fancy host you’ve always wanted to be with this vintage style bar cart. Your spirits will never have looked so classy.
Speaking of classy spirits, why not store your rye in one of these (New Orleans Saints) gold-dipped decanters?
One of the classic rules of the Sazerac is it must be mixed in an old fashioned glass. Pick up a this set by Kosta Boda to do things right.
Measurement is key so make sure you’ve got your 1.5 ounces of rye whiskey with a modern rosy jigger.
Muddled sugar cubes are mandatory with the Sazerac. Sweeten things up with these raw ones.
Once you’ve mixed the perfect amount of muddled sugar, bitters, and booze, strain your cocktail with this strainer fit for a king. Then, garnish with a fresh lemon peel.
Pay homage to the unofficial mascot of New Orleans with these adorable cocktail napkins!
Serve ‘em up in style with this gorgeous rose gold tray. If you don’t have a bar cart, this also makes a great countertop piece for displaying booze. Cheers!