There's no better way to enjoy the changing seasons than sipping on a locally-created whiskey cocktail. As the temperatures begin to drop and the fall colors paint the village of Estes Park, the Rocky Mountain Vieux is sure to please your taste buds.  


The Stanley Hotel's Whiskey Bar at Cascades Restaurant features Colorado's largest selection of whiskeys, bourbons and scotch. Go back in time as you step into the bar and lounge to choose from over 900 expressions, including unique prohibition-style cocktails and a variety of beer, wine and other spirits. Feeling adventurous? Make this cocktail at home and share the special taste of the Rockies with friends and family.


Rocky Mountain Vieux Recipe

1 oz A.D. Laws Stanley Select by Laws Whiskey House

1 oz Maison Cognac

1 oz Carpano Antica

1 bar spoon Benedictine

Orange swath

Stir all ingredients with ice. Strain over a large ice cube. Enjoy!