This gin-based prohibition-era cocktail is a century old but has a surprisingly modern taste. It was first made in 1916 at Detroit Athletic Club in the U.S. when bathtub gin was all the rage. Made with equal parts gin, Maraschino liqueur, and Green Chartreuse mixed with lime juice, Last Word is a sharp cocktail made for slow sipping. The pale green drink is both sweet and sour with notes of anise, evergreen, citrus, and herbs.


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Ingredients:

  • 30 mL Bombay Sapphire
  • 30 mL Luxado Maraschino liqueur
  • 30 mL Green Chartreuse
  • 25 mL lime Juice

Directions:

  1. Chill coupette with ice.
  2. In a tin shaker, combine all ingredients.
  3. Add ice and shake until ice cold.
  4. Double strain into a coupette.
  5. Make one lime peel and twist to release essential oils into the cocktail.
  6. Use lime peel as garnish.

Video by Star Sabroso • Photography by Chapter One Studio • Food and props styling by Chichi Tullao 

 

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