Cool cucumbers and herbal Green Chartreuse make for a savory, intriguing spin on the frozen daiquiri that's wonderfully refreshing.
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This simple variation on the classic Last Word swaps out the gin for savory mezcal and tosses in a slice of serrano pepper, making for a smoky and spicy variation on the drink.
Think you don't like mezcal? Try this cocktail and you might change your mind.
Flavorwise, this cocktail is somewhere between a traditional Martinez and a Martini.
H. Joseph Ehrmann of Elixir in San Francisco created this cocktail for the 2006 Chartreuse Cocktail Competition, marrying the sweet, herbal notes of Green Chartreuse with coffee liqueur and a little cream.
This hot toddy takes a swing south of the border. It's spicy and smoky, just a little bit sweet, and a perfect companion for a cold night.
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.
We sat down with Tim Master, director of specialty spirits for the U.S. distributor, Frederick Wildman and Sons, to find out what the monks would say about the spirit and more specifically, why so many people are drinking it today.
Aquavit is not known for playing well with others. The Scandinavian liquor is flavored with caraway, anise, and fennel, among other herbs, and tastes a tad medicinal by itself. So Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Clyde Common had his work cut out for him when he was asked to create a drink using the spirit, but as always, he rose to the challenge.
Jeffrey Morgenthaler's Norwegian Wood tastes like a sophisticated jaunt in the forest. Try this one with salty snacks or as an after-dinner quaff, to socialize in style.
There's more to morning sparkling wine than the standard peach or OJ mixer. This eye-opening drink from Nopa in San Francisco features herbal Green Chartreuse and fresh lime juice.
You've seen bubbly brunch drinks before, but this tart lime variation, served at San Francisco's Nopa (one of our favorite Bay Area brunch spots) is a bit unusual, made with herbal Green Chartreuse and maraschino liqueur to sweeten.
Today's drinks feature the lushly herbal Chartreuse in all its emerald glory. So leave your "Kiss Me I'm Irish" button in your junk drawer where it belongs and celebrate another way.
This tasty drink highlights the Chartreuse and will impress anyone who likes a pretty drink because unlike many pretty drinks, this one has flavor to match its beauty.
Perrito means little dog in Spanish. Inspired by the Salty Dog, Nate Wales of La Condesa took the basic gin and grapefruit drink and transformed it into a savory and lively concoction.
Beloved's Rene Hidalgo uses St. Germain and Yellow Chartreuse in this refined riff on The Last Word cocktail.
This summery, herbal margarita-for-two is available at West of Pecos in San Francisco.
Part cucumber, part lime, and a bit of Yellow Chartruse, this Tom Collins variant created by Scott Marshall goes down easy.
This playful drink from Brandon Burkart of Haddingtons in Austin, Texas, is a bit like liquid cinnamon hearts with a long citrus finish...in the best way possible.
McCarthy's take on a Manhattan makes use of green chartreuse; "The Jacobeans always sided with the French, so my chartreuse drink is named for them." AnCnoc is stirred with Carpano Antica ("the more savory of the sweet vermouths"), a half-ounce of green chartreuse, and a good measure of ice.