“Chartreuse is not classically used in rum cocktails; however, the herbaceous character can play well with sugar-cane-based distillates,” says Scott Woodworth, the lead bartender at [email protected] in Denver. His drink with white rum, mezcal, falernum and fresh citrus “provides the perfect balance of sweet, savory and citrus,” he says. It can also show that Green Chartreuse is not a one-trick pony of medicinal licorice flavors.
- 3/4 oz Matusalem platino rum
- 3/4 oz Banhez mezcal
- 1/2 oz Green Chartreuse
- 1/2 oz John D. Taylor’s Velvet falernum
- 1 oz Fresh lime juice
- 3/4 oz Fresh orange juice
- Garnish: Lime wedge
Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.
Strain into a Tiki glass over fresh crushed ice.
Serve with a straw.