Sloe Sazerac in a glass

Sloe sazerac

  • serves 1
  • Easy

A seriously punchy whisky cocktail perfect for slow sipping during the winter months


Try our sazerac recipe, then check out our homemade sloe ginsidecar, vieux carré and whisky cocktails. We’ve also got plenty more warming winter cocktails, such as a classic snowball, eggnog and mulled wine

Looking for the best sloe gin to use in your sazerac? Our expert team taste-tested the best sloe gins.



  • rye whisky 50ml
  • simple syrup 10ml
  • Peychaud bitters 4 dashes
  • sloe gin 2½ tbsp
  • absinthe 10ml
  • lemon peel to garnish
  • sloe berries to garnish (optional)


  • Step 1

    In a cocktail shaker or mixing glass filled with ice, combine everything except the absinthe and lemon peel and berries, if using. Stir well until diluted to taste. Pour the absinthe into an old fashioned glass and swirl to coat the interior. Discard the excess. Strain the mixture from the shaker into the glass and garnish with lemon peel and berries, if you like.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 278
  • Carbs 7.1g
  • Sugars 7.1g
  • Fibre 0.8g
  • Protein 0.1g