Carthusian Sazerac

Carthusian Sazerac

Carthusian Sazerac
This variation on a Sazerac gets a boost from the complex, herbal flavor of chartreuse and a bright dash of lemon bitters.Helen Rosner

This variation on a Sazerac from Spice Kitchen and Bar in Cleveland gets a boost from the complex, herbal flavor of Chartreuse and a bright dash of lemon bitters.

Carthusian Sazerac
This variation on a Sazerac from Spice Kitchen and Bar in Cleveland gets a boost from the complex, herbal flavor of Chartreuse and a bright dash of lemon bitters.
Yield: makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 12 oz. rye whiskey
  • 14 oz. green Chartreuse
  • 12 tsp. simple syrup
  • Absinthe rinse
  • 2 dashes lemon bitters
  • Lemon twist, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Stir rye, Chartreuse, and syrup over ice in a cocktail mixing glass. Add a splash of absinthe into a coupe glass, and swirl to coat the inside of the glass before discarding the absinthe. Strain rye mixture into glass; top with bitters and garnish with a lemon twist.