Here we are with another excuse to party! Fat Tuesday always means Mardi Gras and New Orleans. So to celebrate, let’s take a look at two iconic libations from the Crescent City, the Vieux Carré and the Sazerac.
¾ oz. rye whiskey ¾ oz. brandy ¾ oz. sweet vermouth ¼ oz. Benedictine dash Peychaud’s Bitters dash Angostura Bitters Chill an old fashioned glass with ice and water Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice Strain over fresh ice in chilled glass Garnish with thick…
This is a very old drink and was probably the precursor to the Singapore Sling
Before Tiki was Tiki and before Donn Beach and Trader Vic were born, there was the Singapore Sling. The original was created in 1905 at the Raffle’s Hotel in Singapore. This is a mid-century version.