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Vieux Carré Recipe


  • 3/4 ounce George Dickel rye whiskey
  • 3/4 ounce cognac
  • 3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 2 teaspoons Benedictine liqueur
  • 4 dashes Dale DeGroff’s pimento aromatic bitters
  • Garnish: maraschino cherry or lemon twist


  1. Add the rye whiskey, cognac, sweet vermouth, Benedictine and bitters into a mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled.
  2. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice or a cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with a cherry, a lemon twist or both.
Vieux Carré Cocktail Drink