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Vieux Carre

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A New Orleans staple.

The Vieux Carre is a 1930s New Orleans recipe named after the city’s French Quarter—it’s a potent but smooth cocktail, just like the Crescent City.

Ingredients

  • ¾ oz. rye whiskey
  • ¾ oz. Cognac
  • ¾ oz. sweet vermouth
  • 1 barspoon Bénédictine
  • 2 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Tools:mixing glass, barspoon, strainer
  • Glass:Old Fashioned
  • Garnish:lemon peel

Preparation

Combine ingredients in a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir well, strain into an ice-filled Old Fashioned glass and garnish.

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