Beloved's That's My Word

[Photograph: Allan Zepeda]

Beloved's Rene Hidalgo uses St. Germain and Yellow Chartreuse in this refined riff on The Last Word cocktail.

Note: Keep as little white pith on your grapefruit as possible to avoid excessive bitterness.

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Beloved's That's My Word

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About This Recipe

Yield:makes 1 cocktail
Active time:4 minutes
Total time:4 minutes
Special equipment:Shaker, strainer, fine-mesh strainer, vegetable peeler
This recipe appears in: How to Make Beloved's That's My Word

Ingredients

  • 3/4 ounce London Dry Gin, such as Beefeater
  • 3/4 ounce Yellow Chartreuse
  • 3/4 ounce St. Germain elderflower liqueur
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice, from about 1 lime
  • Grapefruit twist (about the size of a silver dollar, see note above)
  • Garnish: Luxardo cherry

Procedures

  1. 1

    Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add gin, Chartreuse, St. Germain, lime juice, and grapefruit twist and shake until well chilled, about 15 seconds.

  2. 2

    Place cherry in chilled coupe glass. Double strain cocktail into glass and serve immediately.

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