Tested and Perfected by Food and Wine

Vieux Carré

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

Carousel Bar • New Orleans

This New Orleans classic was likely created in the 1930s by Walter Bergeron, who tended bar at the establishment that is today called the Carousel Bar.

Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide

  1. Ice
  2. 1 ounce Cognac
  3. 1 ounce rye
  4. 1 ounce dry vermouth
  5. 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
  6. 2 dashes of Peychaud's bitters
  7. 1 teaspoon Bénédictine
  8. 1 lemon twist
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the twist. Shake well and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Garnish with the twist.