Cocktail & Other Recipes Preparation Style Up

A La Louisiane

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The A La Louisiane (sometimes called De La Louisiane) is the former house drink of New Orleans’ restaurant La Louisiane. A variation on the Vieux Carré, the cocktail’s herbal flavors can be punched up or scaled back depending on the amount of Bénédictine, Peychaud’s and absinthe you use.



  1. Add all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir.

  2. Strain into a chilled coupe.

  3. Garnish with a skewered maraschino cherry.