Vieux Carré

Vieux Carré Recipe
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.

Yield:

Makes 1 serving

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 5 Minutes

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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

Note:

December 2011
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