Chartreuse Gin Daisy

 

I found this cocktail recipe on F&W  – it called for yellow Chartreuse, which I did not have so I used green Chartreuse instead. The perfect cocktail for the first day of spring.

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/4 oz London dry gin
  • 1/4 oz Chartreuse
  • 3/4 oz lemon juice

1/4 oz agave nectar

  • Dash of orange bitters

Ice

  • 1 brandied cherry, for garnish


Combine in a cocktails shaker. Shake. Pour into a martini glass and garnish with a cherry.

Serves 1

Bijou Cocktail

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It’s Friday and that means cocktail night!! This week trying something ne the bijou.

1 ounce gin
3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
3/4 ounce green Chartreuse
1 dash orange bitters

Combine in a cocktail shaker and serve in a martini glass.

Serves 1.

Alaska Cocktail

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What to do with that bottle of chartreuse we bought, silly question, drink it of course! Found this recipe online and had to give it a try. The juniper berry and pine flavors work really nicely in this one!

2 dashes orange bitters
1 1/2 is gin
3/4 oz chartreuse
Lemon twist
Ice

Combine in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake. Pour into a martini glass.

Serves 1

Propeller

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INGREDIENTS
1 ounce vodka
1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 ounce maraschino liqueur, preferably Luxardo
1/2 ounce Yellow Chartreuse
Ice
3 drops crème de violette, preferably Rothman & Winter
1 (1/4-inch-thick) cucumber slice

INSTRUCTIONS

Place a cocktail glass in the freezer to chill.
Combine the vodka, lemon juice, maraschino liqueur, and Chartreuse in a cocktail shaker and fill the shaker halfway with ice. Shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker is frosted. Strain into the chilled cocktail glass, top with the crème de violette, and garnish with the cucumber slice