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Vieux Carre

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There are many classic drinks in the City That Forgot(New Orleans), including the Sazerac and Ramos Gin Fizz, but it is also credited with the Vieux Carre. In the 1930s, Walter Bergeron, a bartender at the famous Carousel Bar (then known as the Swan Room) of the Hotel Monteleone, stirred up the Vieux Carre, which translates into "old square" in French and refers to the French Quarter neighborhood of the city.

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  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 glass filled with ice, and garnish with a cherry/lemon twist(optional).

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