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  Posted: Oct 13, 2017 2:18 AM FEED
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Sazerac (via @westsidetavern) - Rye, Sugar, Peychauds Bitters, Absinthe & 🍋 twist. A classic done well is a wonderful thing. This glass is great for getting the Absinthe on the nose.
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#sazerac #rye #whiskey #sugar #cube #peychauds #bitter #absinthe #rinse #lemon #peel #garnish #classic #cocktail #drink #west #side #tavern #losangeles #la #california #ca #westside #cocktails #drinks #thirsty #thursday #thirstythursday #cheers

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