The origination of the Vieux Carré can be traced back to the Carousel Bar in New Orleans. Side Note: why does everything good come out of New Orleans? Like have you even heard NOLA jazz? Back to topic. The Vieux Carré is a stronger drink, containing rye whiskey and cognac, and is sure to get your money’s worth.
What you’ll need:
The Vieux Carré is a more complex drink to make but the result of is amazing.
- ¾ oz Rye whiskey
- ¾ oz Cognac
- ¾ oz Sweet Vermouth
- ¼ oz Benedictine
- 2 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
- 2 dashes Angostura bitters
How to make it:
Make sure to have a separate glass for mixing filled with ice. Have the glass you’ll be using for the actual drink, preferably a rocks glass, filled with fresh ice. The ice in the mixing glass will be left behind.
- Pour all your ingredients into a mixing glass with ice.
- Continue to stir (not shake) your drink until it is sufficiently chilled to your liking.
- Strain your drink into your rocks glass, make sure that you’re leaving the ice in the mixing glass behind and that you’re pouring the new drink on fresh ice.
BOOM! You have just made a beautiful cocktail (we won’t judge if you put it on the gram). For quality cocktail ingredients and at home delivery, go to ShopSK.