Vieux Carré Cocktail

Vieux Carré Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

This cocktail is named after the legendary French Quarter in New Orleans called ‘Vieux Carré,’ and is equally as intense and original.


  • 1/2 ounce rye whiskey
  • 1/2 ounce Cognac
  • 1/2 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 4 dashes Bénédictine D.O.M.
  • 2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
  • 2 dashes angostura bitters
  • Ice
  • Lemon twist to garnish


  1. Place a cocktail glass in the freezer for 5 minutes to chill.
  2. Put the whiskey, Cognac, vermouth, Bénédictine D.O.M., and bitters into a cocktail shaker and then fill with ice.
  3. Shake the mixture vigorously for about 35 seconds and then strain into the prepared glass.
  4. Garnish with the lemon twist and serve immediately.

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