Vieux Carré

Southern Living
Vieux CarréRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
Offer this classic 1930s cocktail after dinner. Vieux Carré (voo cah-RAY) means "old square," referring to the French Quarter.
Makes 1 serving


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Crushed ice
2 tablespoons (1 oz.) rye whiskey
2 tablespoons (1 oz.) cognac
2 tablespoons (1 oz.) sweet vermouth
1 teaspoon Bénédictine liqueur
2 dashes Peychaud's bitters
2 dashes Angostura bitters


Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 5 Minutes

Fill 1 (8-oz.) glass with crushed ice. Pour rye whiskey and remaining ingredients into glass; stir. Serve immediately.

Created date

November 2011