Vieux Carre Cocktail


A complex, complex rye whiskey and cognac cocktail named after a hotel in the Old Quarter of New Orleans.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
1 cocktail


  • 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. Put ice in a cocktail glass. Pour in rye, cognac, vermouth, and Benedictine. Shake in Angostura and Peychaud's bitters. Stir, then strain into a short cocktail glass, and garnish with a twist of lemon peel.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

230 Calories
5g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 230
% Daily Value *
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 35mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.