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frozen sazerac garnished with lemon rose and mint

Sazerac Slushie – Classic NOLA on Ice

Picture of Heather Wibbels, Cocktail Contessa, pouring a cocktailHeather Wibbels
Put yourself in a New Orleans mood by taking a Sazerac and making the perfect adult slushie. Simply mix up the ingredients and put them in the freezer and let it sit overnight for the perfect hot weather refresher. This makes one or two, depending on the size of your glass.
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Course Drinks
Cuisine Bourbon Cocktail


  • 2 oz 100 proof rye
  • 0.75 oz simple syrup
  • 6 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
  • 7 ounces lemonade
  • 0.25-0.5 oz absinthe - 100 proof.
  • Garnish: lemon rose or wheel and a small sprig of lemon verbena or mint plus spritz of Peychaud's bitters


  • Combine ingredients in a small container and place in the freezer for at least 8 hours but preferably overnight. When serving, lightly flake it like you were serving a granita, mound it in a chilled cocktail glass and spray 3 to 4 spritzes of Peychaud’s bitters on top. Garnish with a lemon wheel or lemon peel rose and lemon verbena or mint. Serve with a small spoon.
Keyword absinthe, frozen cockail, lemon, sazerac, slushie
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