Country of origin: USA Alcohol content: 35% Alcohol by Volume
In 1793, wealthy plantation owners were forced to flee the island of San Domingo, salvaging what possessions they could. Many came to (what was then) the Spanish Louisiana city of New Orleans. Among the possessions of one Creole was a recipe for a compounding of a liquid tonic called bitters. His name was Antoine Amédée Peychaud and he was an apothecary. These bitters, good for what ailed one irrespective of malady, gave an added zest to potions of cognac brandy he served friends and others who came to his pharmacy. Today, Peychaud’s Bitters are produced according to the original recipe at Buffalo Trace Distillery.
Taste is sweet with slight hints of cherry, clove, and nutmeg flavours on the nose.
Peychaud's is an important element in the Sazerac® Cocktail and can also be used in The Manhattan, The Old-Fashioned and many other classic cocktails.
A Must for Making Sazerac CocktailsBy: Peter Szep on 30 October 2013I wanted to remove coke from my spirits So I started looking for a nice whiskey I discovered Sazerac Rye Whiskey I researched the Americanrye on google and discovered the Sazerac cocktail. Thought I'd try it out Wow - this was the drink for me! This is where Peychaud's Bitters comes into it. Peychaud's is a MUST for the Sazerac Cocktail It has the history and it adds the right flavour to the cocktail. Try it - you'll love it Peter
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