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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.

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Recipe adapted from Matt Biancaniello, Library Bar, Los Angeles

Yield: 1 cocktail

Cook Time: 10 minutes


  • Ice
  • 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.

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