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 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
How to make the Vieux Carré Cocktail
Add all the ingredients to a rocks glass. Fill with ice and stir.
This cocktail was supposedly created by the New Orleans bartender Walter Bergeron in the late 1930s.