Vieux Carré Recipe

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Vieux Carré Recipe
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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.

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1
Servings
339
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.

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Recipe Cooking Tip

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

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.2g
0.2%
Sugar
20g
N/A
Carbs
25g
8%
Calcium
3mg
N/A
Folate (food)
0.3µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
0.3µg
0.1%
Iron
0.2mg
0.9%
Magnesium
5mg
1%
Niacin (B3)
0.1mg
0.7%
Phosphorus
11mg
2%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Sodium
6mg
N/A

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