Make This: Los Colibris' Tequila Sazerac

Mexico meets the Big Easy in this distinctive cocktail. Los Colibris swaps out rye whisky for tequila to bring a south-of-the-border twist to New Orleans' signature mixed drink, the Sazerac.

Tequila Sazerac from Los Colibris


  • 2 oz. Casamigos Reposado tequila
  • 1 bar spoon (or 1 tsp.) agave simple syrup
  • 4 dashes Peychaud's Bitters
  • 1 spray of absinthe or absinthe wash for the glass
  • Lemon peel to garnish


Add the Casamigos Reposado and agave syrup into a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir and then strain the cocktail into a rocks glass sprayed or washed with absinthe. Add four dashes of Peychaud's Bitters and garnish with lemon zest.