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Bijou

Bijou cocktail
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Liquor.com / Tim Nusog

The pre-Prohibition classic cocktail Bijou is named for the French word for jewel. This slight variation on the original recipe (which called for equal parts gin, green Chartreuse and sweet vermouth, with a dash of bitters) is by bartender and former brand ambassador Jamie Gordon.

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce gin
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 3/4 ounce green Chartreuse
  • 1/4 ounce Campari
  • Garnish: orange twist

Steps

  1. Add all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir.

  2. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.

  3. Garnish with an orange twist.