Hotel Monteleone's Vieux Carré

Vieux Carré

The recipe for this potent drink, named for the French Quarter, or Vieux Carré ("old square" in French), comes from the Hotel Monteleone's rotating Carousel Bar. This recipe first appeared in our April 2013 special feature on New Orleans. See the recipe for Vieux Carré »Todd Coleman

The recipe for this potent drink, named for the French Quarter, or Vieux Carre ("old square" in French), comes from the Hotel Monteleone's rotating Carousel Bar. This recipe first appeared in our April 2013 special feature on New Orleans.

Hotel Monteleone's Vieux Carré
The recipe for this potent drink, named for the French Quarter, or Vieux Carre ("old square" in French), comes from the Hotel Monteleone's rotating Carousel Bar.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. Benedictine liqueur (liquorandwineoutlets.com)
  • 12 oz. rye whiskey
  • 12 oz. cognac
  • 12 oz. sweet vermouth
  • Peychaud's bitters
  • Angostura bitters
  • Lemon twist, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Stir Benedictine liqueur, rye whiskey, cognac, sweet vermouth, 1 dash each Peychaud's and Angostura bitters, and ice in a chilled old-fashioned glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.