How To Make A Vieux Carre
Invented at the New Orleans Hotel Monteleone’s iconic Carousel Bar in 1938, the Vieux-Carre is named after the city’s French Quarter. This potent drink includes Rye, Cognac, Sweet Vermouth and a bar spoon each of Angostura and Peychaud’s bitters. Stir over ice, strain, and don’t forget the lemon twist for garnish.
Ingredients In The Best Vieux Carre Recipe
- 1 ¼ oz Rye
- 1 ¼ oz Cognac
- 1 oz Sweet Vermouth
- 1 Bar spoon Benedictine
- 1 dash Angostura Bitters
- 1 dash Peychaud’s Bitters
Vieux Carre Directions
- Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice.
- Strain into chilled cocktail glass.
- Garnish with lemon twist and enjoy.