A coupe glass filled with a dark orange cocktail garnished with a dark red cherry

Vieux carré cocktail

  • serves 1
  • Easy

First invented in New Orleans in the 1930s, fans of manhattans, old fashioneds and sazeracs will love this layered and complex cocktail, perfect for sipping slowly on chilly evenings

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Ingredients

  • rye whiskey 25ml
  • cognac 25ml
  • sweet vermouth 25ml
  • benedictine 1 tsp
  • Peychaud’s Bitters 2 dashes
  • Angostura bitters 2 dashes
  • maraschino cherry to garnish

Method

  • Step 1

    Put all of the ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice and stir gently until the outside of the glass is cold. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with a maraschino cherry.

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