“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 12@Madison 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.
This recipe originally appeared as part of “What the #$@! Do I Do with This? Green Chartreuse: What It Is and How to Use It.”
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.