Vieux Carré Recipe

Vieux Carré Recipe
Staff Writer
In-N-Out's Special Sauce
istockphoto.com

The French Quarter’s namesake cocktail hasn’t changed much since its inception in the 1930s, but it does offer a great opportunity for experimentation. Try replacing the cognac with an infused brandy, something with apricot or pear, for a contemporary twist on this classic. Also, a spiced vermouth such as Vya offers a little more kick to an already zesty cocktail.

Read more about Classic New Orleans Cocktails for Mardi Gras.

1
Servings
69
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce rye whiskey
  • 1 ounce cognac
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 1 bar spoonful of Benedictine liqueur
  • 1 dash of Peychaud’s bitters
  • 1 dash of Angostura bitters
  • Lemon twist for garnish

Directions

Combine all the ingredients in a mixing glass, top with ice, and stir with a bar spoon until chilled. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with lemon twist.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Sugar
6g
7%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
7g
5%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Calcium, Ca
19mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Magnesium, Mg
1mg
0%
Phosphorus, P
2mg
0%
Sodium, Na
73mg
5%
Water
20g
1%

Recipe Shopping Tip

For healthy recipes, choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Recipe Cooking Tip

For healthy recipes, substitute butter for olive oil, and bake, broil, or grill instead of fry.