All posts tagged: Vieux Carre

6 Classic New Orleans Cocktails Every Drinker Should Know

Cocktail facts & history / Cocktail ideas / email

When it comes to drinking, there’s no city in America — and perhaps the world — that does it better than New Orleans. After all, this is a town where bars can stay open 24 hours a day and it’s totally legal, at least in the French Quarter, to carry a drink as you’re walking down the street. New Orleans is also rumored to be the birthplace of America’s very first cocktail, the Sazerac. While […]

February Cocktail of the Month: Vieux Carré

Cocktail ideas / email / seasonal

For many, February is the month of love. But for us at Cocktail Builder, February’s the month of Mardi Gras — and therefore, the month of drinking. (Even if Lent has technically begun.) In honor of the city that celebrates Mardi Gras like nowhere else, we bring you our February Cocktail of the Month: the Vieux Carré. The cocktail was first invented in 1938 at the famous Carousel Bar in the Hotel Monteleone. Since then, the […]