How to make a Vieux Carre

The Vieux Carré originates from the Carousel Bar in the French Quarter of New Orleans. This complex cocktail packs a lot of punch especially after we used a Bonded Rye such as Rittenhouse.

Vieux Carre Cocktail

Vieux Carre Cocktail Recipe
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Vieux Carre Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients

  • 22.5mL Rye Whiskey
  • 22.5mL Cognac
  • 22.5mL Sweet Vermouth
  • 5mL Dom Benectine
  • 1 Dash of Angostura Bitters
  • 1 Dash of Peychaud's Bitters

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to your mixing glass
  2. Stir for 20-25 seconds
  3. Strain over fresh ice into a double old fashioned
  4. Garnish with a twist of lemon and a maraschino cherry

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