The story of the Sazerac, how it changed, adapted, evolved and kept pace with the rest of the cocktail world in the pilot episode of Back Bar. 

On the pilot episode of Back Bar host Greg Benson delves into the history of the Sazerac, a cocktail that’s changed over the years to become something uniquely American. Through historical luminaries like “Cocktail Bill” Boothby and “Professor” Jerry Thomas along with modern day giants like Dale DeGroff we see how the Sazerac and drinking as a whole evolved over the past 200 years. Along for the ride are Sother Teague, beverage director of Amor y Amargo, Tales of the Cocktail President Caroline Rosen and Cocktail Kingdom CEO Greg Boehm.

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