Dandelion

Dandelion
  • Yield:makes 1 cocktail
  • Active time:2 minutes
  • Total time:2 minutes

[Photograph: Nick Caruana]

This variation on the classic Chrysanthemum cocktail uses a Yellow and Green Chartreuse combination in place of Benedictine, and subs in bitter Malört in place of the more traditional absinthe.

About the author: Nick Caruana is the author of The Straight Up, where he shares his love of classic and modern cocktails, including a slight obsession with whiskey, bitters and amari. Stalk him on Twitter @The_Straight_Up, Facebook, and other social media outlets.

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Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Vya Extra Dry vermouth
  • 3/4 ounce Yellow Chartreuse
  • 1/4 ounce Green Chartreuse
  • 1/3 ounce Malört
  • Garnish: orange twist

Directions

  1. 1.

    Fill a mixing glass 2/3 full with ice. Add vermouth, Yellow Chartreuse, Green Chartreuse and Malort. Stir until well chilled, about 20 seconds.

  2. 2.

    Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with the orange twist and serve.