Bijou
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About this Cocktail

New York City, 1880s

Ingredients:
  • 1 oz Old Tom gin or London Dry gin
  • 1 oz Italian vermouth
  • 1 oz green Chartreuse
  • 1 dash orange bitters
Preparation:

Chill a cocktail glass in the freezer at least ten minutes.

In a mixing glass or shaker about a third-full with ice cubes, add all ingredients. Stir well to blend and chill, then strain into the chilled glass. No garnish.

4 Comments
  • Brandon Herring
    This is a great drink. I do prefer the 1.5 gin, 1/2 chartreuse and vermouth with lemon peel which is obviously a less sweet version. Classic either way.
  • Mason Yarnell
    Agreed, Brandon. Classic either way. I too prefer the less sweet version.
  • Blackbird Bar
    An ounce of Green Chartreuse ain't cheap either!!!
  • KC Wolff
    Sweet vermouth or dry? Sweet I'm guessing.

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