As cocktails go, the Vieux Carre’ is a relative youngster compared to many of the classics. Pronounced voo-ka-RAE, the name literally translates as “old square”, which we know today as the French Quarter.
The Manhattan is the perfect cocktail because it has endless subtle variations and yet remains true to it’s traditional roots.
Julian Van Winkle III created his Old Fashioned using grandad’s heralded bourbon. If he approves using it in a cocktail, who am I to argue?