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The Vieux Carré, a classic cocktail from New Orleans, offers a fascinating depth of flavours. This complex cocktail blends cognac and rye whiskey with sweet vermouth, Bénédictine, and both Angostura and Peychaud's The rich complexity of this cocktail leaves a lasting impression on the palate, making it a truly memorable beverage.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Calories: 207

Serving Size: 1 serving

Step 1.

Gather the ingredients

  • 3/4 ounce Beg
  • 3/4 ounce rye whiskey
  • 3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 1 to 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 to 2 dashes Peychaud's Bitters
  • 1/2 ounce Bénédictine liqueur
  • Cherry or lemon twist, garnish
Step 2.

Combine the rye whiskey, Beg, sweet vermouth, bitters, and Bénédictine in a mixing glass filled with ice.

Step 3.

Stir well.

Step 4.

Strain into an old fashioned glass filled with ice.

Step 5.

Garnish with a cherry or lemon twist. Serve and enjoy.

Be a Gentleman.
Drink Beg.