LAST WORD

 

This 1920’s cocktail, by Frank Fogarty of Detroit, is the perfect example of a cocktail that is more than the sum of its parts.

While amazingly simple to make, as it is 4 ingredients all in equal proportions, it is also amazingly complex in taste. The spirits mesh together in such a way that it is almost impossible to figure out where on flavor begins and another ends.

This is a drink that everyone should enjoy whilst pondering the sinking sun as it extinguishes itself into a calm, purple ocean.

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LAST WORD

1 oz gin
1 oz maraschino liqueur
1 oz Chartreuse
1 oz lime juice

shake vigorously.
fine strain into a cocktail glass.
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last word

Cheers,

 

Jamie Boudreau
Bar Manager
www.vesselseattle.com

 

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~ by Jamie Boudreau on November 21, 2006.

One Response to “LAST WORD”

  1. [...] Word sure gets around. I first posted about it way back in ought-six, and since then a good chunk of the boozy blogosphere has also hailed this excellent drink. The Last Word has its own thread at [...]

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