Vieux Carré Cocktail

A New Orleans Classic

This classic cocktail is named after the French Quarter of New Orleans. Vieux Carré means Old Square, a French nickname for that part of the city. The drink is along the lines of a Manhattan, although a bit more complex.

Start by adding your Bourbon and Cognac to a cocktail mixing glass.

Add in the sweet Vermouth and the Benedictine liqueur.

Then, add in the two kinds of bitters to the mixing glass.

Stir everything up with ice.

Strain it into the cocktail serving glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a large orange peel (squeeze the peel over top of the glass first).

Prep Time: 5 Min

Equipment you'll need:

- Serving glass - Cocktail mixing glass & strainer - Jigger or small measuring cup - Bar spoon - Vegetable peeler for garnish

- 1 ounce rye whiskey – 1 ounce Cognac – 1 ounce sweet Vermouth – ¼ ounce Benedictine liqueur – 1 dash Angostura bitters – 1 dash Peychaud's bitters – orange peel for garnish



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