Golden Chrysanthemum

by0| PUBLISHED Dec 22, 2015 8:30 PM
Golden Chrysanthemum
Photography by Matt Taylor-Gross

At his Lower East Side Bar cocktail destination Bar Goto, Tokyo native Kenta Goto pays tribute to the beloved Japanese golden chrysanthemum flower with this amber, pear-flavored Champagne elixir.

Yield: makes 1 cocktail

Time: 5 minutes


  • 1 oz. pear liqueur
  • <sup>3</sup>⁄<sub>4</sub> oz. Suze
  • 2 dashes pear brandy
  • 1 <sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>2</sub> oz. Champagne
  • Lemon peel, to garnish


  • In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the pear liqueur with the Suze and pear brandy. Cover, shake vigorously for 15 seconds, and strain into a chilled coupe. Top with the Champagne and twist the lemon peel over the top.