Vieux Carré Cocktail

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Serve in

an Old-fashioned glass...
1 fl oz Maker's Mark bourbon
1 fl oz Cognac V.S.O.P.
¼ fl oz Benedictine D.O.M.
1 fl oz Martini Rosso vermouth
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
1 dash Peychaud's Bitters
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How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass.

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

Comment:

Like an ultra-smooth and complex Sweet Manhattan served on the rocks.

About:

Created in 1938 by Walter Bergeron, the then head bartender at what is now the Carousel bar at the Monteleone Hotel, New Orleans, USA. Pronounced 'Voo-Ka-Ray', it is named after the French term for New Orlean's French Quarter and literally translates as 'old square'.

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