PINHOOK MAGAZINE 2022.02.28
AUTHOR: Pinhook

The Vieux Carré Cocktail

The Vieux Carré Cocktail

AUTHOR: Pinhook

2022.02.28

The Vieux Carré Cocktail

Sazerac. Ramos Gin Fizz. Vieux Carré. New Orleans has played a central role in cocktail culture over the past century—and, more recently, with Pinhook. Second only to NYC in the number of restaurants and bars pouring Pinhook, New Orleans is also home to Sean’s third restaurant, Kenton’s. But back to the Vieux Carré. First stirred to life during the 1930s by Walter Bergeron, a bartender at the legendary Carousel Bar inside the Hotel Monteleone, Vieux Carré (meaning “old square” in French) references the French Quarter. Boozy, sweet, bitter and smooth: it's the Big Easy in a glass.

Vieux Carré

PREP TIME: 1 min
TOTAL TIME: 4 min
YIELD: Single
Size

Single Serving

Ingredients
.75 oz.Pinhook Rye
.75 ozCognac
.75 oz.Cocchi Vermouth di Torino sweet vermouth
.25 oz.Benedictine
2 dashesAngostura bitters
2 dashesPeychaud bitters
1Lemon peel
Instructions
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01Add all ingredients to a mixing glass.
02Top with ice and stir until chilled.
03Strain into a chilled coupe glass.
04Express and garnish with lemon peel.