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Vieux Carre Cocktail

The Ingredients

25 ml Rye Whiskey, 25 ml Cognac, 25 ml Sweet Vermouth, dash Peychauds, Bitters, dash of Angostura Bitters, 12 1/2 ml Benedictine, Lemon Twist

How To make a Vieux Carre Cocktail

Pour the whiskey, Cognac and vermouth into an Old-Fashioned glass half – filled with ice. Add the bitters. Add the Benedictine then stir four times with a bar spoon. Squeeze the lemon over the drink then drop it into the glass.

Social and Cocktail says:

Highly regarded for its amazing textures and flavours, the Vieux Carre Cocktail stands up there as one of the greatest sipping cocktails.

Did You Know?

This cocktail was created in New Orleans in the 1930s and was named after the French meaning "old square" which referred to the French Quarter.