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The roots of the Sazerac Company, one of the largest distilling companies in the United States, go back to 1830s New Orleans, when Creole pharmacist Antoine Peychaud created his bitters (which would eventually become known as Peychaud’s Bitters). In the 1850s, Sewell Taylor started serving the Sazerac cocktail in his coffee house, made with French brandy and Peychaud’s Bitters - this proved to be a very popular libation indeed.

In 1869, Thomas H. Handy bought the coffee house and named it the Sazerac Coffee House after the cocktail, and started to acquire and market drinks brands, including Peychaud’s Bitters in 1873 when Antoine Peychaud sold the rights to the brand. The Sazerac Company started to bottle the cocktail in the 1890s, though with an altered recipe - they were using rye whiskey instead of French brandy, a change which happened when phylloxera started to dramatically affect the brandy’s production.

As the Sazerac Company has grown, it has taken on some huge brands - notably it acquired Buffalo Trace in 1992 and Barton Brands in 2009. It also produces Herbsaint liqueur, which became a very popular alternative to absinthe in the Sazerac cocktail.

Peychaud's Bitters

15cl, 35%

Cocktail bitters made using a predominance of cloves. Great 'all-rounder' for use in any drink calling for bitters.  More info

Peychaud's Bitters

Black Magic Spiced Rum

70cl, 40%

A spiced rum inspired by legends and adventured involving magic potions that can transform a person to become more gregarious, enchanting and charismatic! Dare you seek the skull?  More info

Black Magic Spiced Rum

Peychauds Aperitivo

75cl, 11%

An aperitivo from Peychauds, makers of world-famous New Orleans Creole bitters! Great in refreshing summer drinks, for example mix with sparkling wine for tasty spritz.  More info

Peychauds Aperitivo

Sazerac Straight Rye (75cl)

75cl, 45%

A classic straight rye whiskey, named for the New Orleans coffee house which was the birthplace of the eponymous cocktail - the one and only Sazerac. While it was originally made with Cognac, the…  More info

Sazerac Straight Rye (75cl)

Herbsaint Liqueur d'Anis

75cl, 50%

Herbsaint is an anise flavoured liqueur created by J. Marion Legendre in New Orleans during the 1930s as a replacement for absinthe, as at the time it was banned in America. Despite the ban being…  More info

Herbsaint Liqueur d'Anis

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