The Lumière – A Chartreuse Cocktail

The Lumiere Cocktail - a combination of gin, green chartreuse and St Germain Elderflower liqueur #cocktail #cocktails #gin

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A great drink that we have fallen in love with, the Lumiere Cocktail. A classic combination.

 

 

While attending the recent Grand Opening of Spirit World I purchased a bottle of St. Germain, a French elderflower liqueur that I have always had mixed in cocktails as a complementary spirit to add a bit of sweetness to a cocktail.

 

 

Lumier cocktail in tulip glass, bottles, jigger and juicer behind

 

 

 

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The Lumiere Cocktail Recipe

I hadn’t run across any cocktails that used St. Germain as the base spirit, so I started checking out various St. Germain cocktails and while doing some research I came across an interesting sounding cocktail on Saveur called the Lumiere. The Lumiere is a classic gin cocktail, with the base of gin and lime juice, and we love it served in this beautiful tulip glass!

 

 

 

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The Lumiere classic cocktail in a tall coupe with amixing glass and bar spoon, jigger and juicer in the background.

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The Lumiere was developed in Brooklyn, New York as a movie inspired cocktail at the Nitehawk Cinema, a dinner and drinks movie theater by their director of beverages Jen Marshall. Using gin, St. Germain and green chartreuse, this cocktail has a complex layered flavor profile that is sweet and herbal with a nice warming mouth feel.

 

 

 

 

 

The Lumiere Cocktail - a combination of gin, green chartreuse and St Germain Elderflower liqueur #cocktail #cocktails #gin

 

 

What Ingredients do you Need for the Lumiere Cocktail?

  • Fresh squeezed lime juice
  • Gin
  • Orange Bitters
  • Green Chartreuse
  • St Germain Elderflower Liqueur

 

 

Fresh lime juice balances the sweetness of the St. Germain and brings a bright tartness that teases the tongue. The green chartreuse and fresh lime gives the drink a lovely light green color that looks luminescent like the drinks name sake.

 

 

The Lumiere classic cocktail in a tall coupe with amixing glass and bar spoon, jigger and juicer in the background. With a bottle of green chartreuse and a bottle of gin.

Mixing Glass / Tulip Glass (ours is vintage, sorry!) / Bar Spoon / Jigger / Juicer

 

 

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La Lumiere

While the Lumiere is full of flavor, it is almost all spirits so this is a strong cocktail. It also should be served in a coupe, as it should be served without ice, with all the cooling and dilution taking place in the mixing glass before serving. If you want a clear sipping cocktail, that is also pretty strong, but perfect for springtime, try our The Spring is Here!

 

 

Lumiere cocktail in tulip glass with bottles behind and mxiing glass

 

 

 

Cheers!

 

 

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The Lumiere - A Gin Cocktail
Yield: 1

The Lumiere - A Gin Cocktail

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

A great cocktail with sour flavors, floral and herbal all mixing together.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz St Germain Elderflower Liqueur
  • 1.50 oz gin
  • .75 oz green Chartreuse
  • .75 oz fresh squeezed lime juice
  • A dash of orange bitters

Instructions

Pour all ingredients in an ice filled mixing glass.

Stir completely and strain into a chilled coupe.

Garnish with a fresh lime wedge.

Cheers!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 316 Total Fat: 0.4g Saturated Fat: 0.2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 10mg Carbohydrates: 29g Fiber: 0.1g Sugar: 28.8g Protein: 0.2g

 

 

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The Lumiere Cocktail - gin, St Germain Elderflower Liqueur, lime juice and orange bitters

 

 

 

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