A Complex Cocktail for the Discerning Palate

September 26, 2022
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Vieux Carre

Rye, whiskey, and cognac make for quite the interesting beverage.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 230 kcal


  • 1 ½ cups ice
  • 1 fluid ounce rye whiskey
  • 1 fluid ounce cognac
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth
  • ounce Benedictine liqueur
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • 1 dash Peychaud bitters
  • 1 lemon twist


  1. In a cocktail glass, add the ice, then pour in the rye, cognac, vermouth, and Benedictine, in that order. Add the Angostura and Peychaud's bitters and shake to mix. Give the mix a stir, then strain into a short cocktail glass, and garnish with a twist of lemon peel.


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