It is first mixed up in the 1930s (1937 or 1938) by Walter Bergeron at The Hotel Monteleone. The hotel is another historic New Orleans landmark as it is home to the famous Carousel Bar. The rotating bar, installed in 1949, has intoxicated the hearts and minds of people across the world.
The Vieux Carre Cocktail
Combine ingredients in a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir well, strain into an ice-filled Old Fashioned glass and garnish.
If you like the classics check these out. The Sazerac (also from New Orleans), the Old-Fashioned, and The Boulevardier. For some modern drinks check out all of our Texas Whiskey cocktails you can make at home.