The Vieux Carré was invented at the Hotel Monteleone by Walter Bergeron in the 1930′s and literally translates to “Old Square,” one of the early French terms for the French Quarter. If you like Old Fashioneds and/or Sazeracs, this might be your new go to cocktail.
ITS ALSO MY FAVORITE COCKTAIL EVER.
1 oz rye
1 oz cognac
1 oz carpano antica sweet vermouth
1 barspoon benedictine
2 dash Peychaud's
2 dash angostura
EDITED - use carpano antica & benedictine or don't give it to me.
Put all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir.
Strain into a rocks glass with a large cube Garnish with orange peel.