Fall

Vieux Carre Cocktail

October  1, 2015
Photo by James Ransom
Author Notes

In honor of John Besh's new book Besh Big Easy, he came by to show us how to make this classic New Orleans cocktail, named after the city's French Quarter. It's that NOLA. —Ali Slagle

  • Makes 2
Ingredients
  • 3/4 ounce rye whiskey
  • 3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 3/4 ounce cognac
  • 2 dashes Peychaud's bitters
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 splash (or a barspoon) Benedictine
  • 2 lemon twist, for garnish
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Stir all the liquids in a mixing glass filled halfway with ice.
  2. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lemon twist.

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