Vieux Carré

Vieux Carre - Whiskey Cocktail

About The Vieux Carré Cocktail

The Vieux Carré is pure Old New Orleans and was invented at the city's famed Carousel Bar. This cognac and rye whiskey cocktail packs a powerful punch and is delightfully complex.

Ingredients in the The Vieux Carré Cocktail

  • .75 oz Rye whiskey
  • .75 oz Cognac
  • .75 oz Noilly Prat Rouge Vermouth
  • 1 tsp Bénédictine
  • 2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
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How to make The Vieux Carré Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a rocks glass. Fill with ice and stir.

Other Information

This cocktail was supposedly created by the New Orleans bartender Walter Bergeron in the late 1930s.

Watch renowned bartender Dale DeGroff make a proper Vieux Carré in our How to Cocktail video.

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Bénédictine, Noilly Prat

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