Dandelion Recipe

Dandelion Recipe

[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.

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


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


  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.