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Vieux Carre

Amy Traynor
The Vieux Carre is a classic New Orleans cocktail made with rye whiskey, cognac, sweet vermouth, Bénédictine, and two kinds of bitters.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 1 cocktail


  • ¾ oz rye whiskey
  • ¾ oz cognac
  • ¾ oz sweet vermouth
  • ½ oz Bénédictine
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 2 dashes Peychaud's bitters


  • Add all ingredients to a mixing glass and fill 3/4 with ice.
  • Stir until chilled, about 30 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice (or over one large cube).
  • Garnish with an expressed lemon twist or a cocktail cherry.
Keyword Angostura bitters, Benedictine, cognac, Peychaud's bitters, rye whiskey, sweet vermouth
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