Yellow Chartreuse

Chartreuse is a French liqueur available in green and yellow variants that differ in taste and alcohol content. The Yellow Chartreuse (80 proof or 40%) has a softer and sweeter flavor and aroma than Green Chartreuse and is lower in alcohol content.

The main ingredients of the Chartreuse are alcohol, sugar, water, and plant substances (130 plants, bark, roots, spices, and flowers), and it has 43 % vol. It has a sweet, spicy, and smooth flavor with a distinctly herbal finish. Tasting notes contain mint, sage, gentian, apple, and vanilla.

Yellow Chartreuse is also great with

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Naked and Famous

The Naked and Famous is an impressive cocktail, consisting of equal parts mezcal, yellow Chartreuse, Aperol, and fresh lime juice to create the perfect harmony of smoky, citrus, bitter and sweet. This modern cocktail was created in 2011, but it’s a great cocktail that we know and love.

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Four Score

Four Score is an English cocktail drink with three parts brandy, two parts Lillet, and one part yellow Chartreuse. All ingredients should be stirred with ice, then strained into a cocktail glass which can be decorated with a lemon twist. This cocktail was invented by Joe Gilmore in 1995, for Sir Winston Churchill’s 80th birthday.

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Cloister

The Cloister is a cocktail with gin, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, and chartreuse. The cocktail first appeared in 1971 in the Playboy Bartender’s Guide. The monastic name comes from the use of the yellow Chartreuse, the complex herbal liqueur made by the Carthusian monks, in France.