Here is a drink that shows the full range of Chartreuse, the neon liqueur originally produced by monks. The bitter green version pairs with the sweeter, herbal yellow version to balance this rye-based drink.
The Absolute Final Word
Recipe adapted from Matt Biancaniello, Library Bar, Los Angeles
Yield: 1 cocktail
Cook Time: 10 minutes
- ¾ ounce Redemption Rye Whiskey
- ⅜ ounce Yellow Chartreuse
- ⅜ ounce Green Chartreuse
- ¾ ounce Luxardo Maraschino liqueur
- ¾ ounce fresh Meyer lemon juice (or ½ ounce lemon juice and ¼ ounce orange juice)
- Maraschino cherry
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the whiskey, Yellow Chartreuse, Green Chartreuse, Maraschino liqueur and lemon juice. Shake well, then strain into a cocktail glass. Finish with the maraschino cherry.