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Nice and boozy, this classic cocktail, The Last Word, makes the most of the flavors of Chartreuse and Luxardo! Cheers!
Recently we bought a bottle of Chartreuse, a herbal liqueur distilled by Carthusian Monks of France that contains 130 herbs plants and flowers. I had been seeing a number of amazing looking and sounding cocktails on various sites that all used Chartreuse, so being intrigued I set out to find a drink that would be appropriate to use this very unique liqueur.
The Last Word Cocktail Recipe
One recipe for Chartreuse Liquor that kept popping up was a cocktail named The Last Word. Invented in the Detroit Athletic Club during Prohibition, this Chartreuse cocktail is a classic drink that has regained popularity with the resurgence of speakeasy bars. Because it is a classic cocktail, we couldn’t wait to make one!
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Last Word Cocktail Ingredients
- Luxardo Marsachino Liquor
- green chartreuse
- lime juice
What Does the Last Word Cocktail Taste Like?
The recipe combines equal parts the bright crispness of gin, the herbaceous bite of the Chartreuse, sweet maraschino liqueur, and the citrus burst from a lime. This cocktail starts out fragrantly herbaceous and slightly sour, but finishes with a bright sweetness that is quite refreshing. We also like the Chartreuse in one of our other cocktails, the Champs Elysees, cheers!
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A classic cocktail with a combination of gin, chartreuse and Luxardo maraschino liqueur with the citrus flavor of lime.
- 3/4 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
- 3/4 oz Gin
- 3/4 oz Chartruese
- 3/4 oz Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
Fill a shaker with ice.
Pour gin, chartreuse, cherry liqueur and lime juice in, and shake.
Strain into a chilled cocktail coupe or martini glass.
Garnish with a lemon or lime twist.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 231Total Fat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 5mgCarbohydrates: 26.2gFiber: 0.1gSugar: 24.6gProtein: 0.1g
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