The Jacobean Recipe

Alice Gao

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. "I want about half an ounce of ice melt to really open up these heavy hitters, Scotch and chartreuse. Let it cook in the glass for awhile."

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Recipe Facts

Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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  • Ice
  • 1/2 ounce Carpano Antica
  • 1/2 ounce Green Chartreuse
  • 2 ounce AnCnoc 12yr Scotch
  • Lemon twist


  1. Stir all liquid ingredients together with ice in a mixing glass. Let sit for a minute or so to let ice start to melt. Strain into a coupe. Twist lemon on top and use as garnish.

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