The Vieux Carre is a classic New Orleans cocktail made with rye whiskey, cognac, sweet vermouth, Bénédictine, and two kinds of bitters.
- 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.