Vieux Carre

  • Base Spirit Whiskey & Whisky
  • Preparation Stirred
  • Flavor Boozy
  • Served Up

A New Orleans classic, the Vieux Carre is a magically complex split-base cocktail, combining American whiskey (usually rye), with cognac. Famously invented in 1938 at the Hotel Monteleone’s rotating Carousel Bar by Walter Bergeron in the heart of the French Quarter.

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Vieux Carre
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  1. Combine ingredients with standard ice cubes in a mixing glass
  2. Double strain into an old fashioned glass filled with chunk / large format ice
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist or a cherry
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