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Kanar Sazerac

Image: Tim Nusog

Cardassians seem like a bitter people who crave a stiff drink, so a Sazerac might be their go-to after a long day of selling your soul to the Dominion. The salt rim balances the bitterness and seems fitting for a species that throws back fish juice for breakfast.

This recipe originally appeared as part of “5 ‘Star Trek’ Cocktails to Try at Home.”


  • 1 oz XO cognac
  • 1 oz Fernet-Branca liqueur
  • 1/2 oz Simple syrup
  • 4 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 4 dashes Orange bitters
  • Garnish: Salt rim
  • Garnish: Lemon oil


  1. Rim half of an Old Fashioned glass with salt and set aside.

  2. Add all the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice, and stir until well-chilled.

  3. Strain into the prepared glass.

  4. Express a lemon peel over top and discard.