December 14th, 2022, It’s time to wrap up the Cognac Connection segment of season 5 and we do so with a fancy sounding Cognac cocktail called the Vieux Carré. Who will find the best cigar pairing for the drink? Tune in to find out.
Vieux Carré Ingredients
3/4 ounce rye whiskey
3/4 ounce cognac
3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
2 teaspoons Benedictine liqueur
4 dashes pimento aromatic bitters
Garnish: maraschino cherry or lemon twist
Add the rye whiskey, cognac, sweet vermouth, Benedictine and bitters into a mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled.
Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice or a cocktail glass.
Garnish with a cherry, a lemon twist or both.
Recipe based on the one found at Liquor.com
Showtime: 9 pm (ET), 12-14-2022
Season Episode: 25
Historical Episode: 146
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Originally posted on December 12, 2022 @ 11:19 am