- 1 tsp. sugar
- 3-4 dashes Peychaud's bitters (not Angostura)
- 2 oz. cognac or rye whiskey
- 1 small dash Herbsaint or pernod
- 1 strip of lemon peel
Drop small dash of Herbsaint into a 3-1/2-ounce old-fashioned glass and swirl it around to coat the bottom and sides. Discard any extra. Combine sugar, bitters and cognac in a cocktail shaker or larger glass. Add a couple small ice cubes and stir well, don't shake. Strain cocktail into prepared old-fashioned glass. Twist lemon peel over glass, making sure a couple drops of the orange oil drop into the cocktail and then run it around the rim.