Cocktail a la Louisiane

Spirit:  .75 oz Rye Whiskey

Sweetener:  .75 oz Sweet Vermouth

Bitter/Acid:  .75 oz Benedictine, Dash of Absinthe or Herbsaint, Dash of Peychaud’s Bitters

Garnish:  Maraschino cherry

Preparation:  Pour ingredients is an ice-filled mixing glass.  Stir for 20-30 seconds.  Strain into cocktail glass.  Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

This was once the house cocktail at the famous French restaurant in New Orleans called the Restaurant de la Louisiane.

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