(Use a sherry glass.)
- One-quarter glass of raspberry syrup
- One-quarter glass of Maraschino
- One-quarter glass of Chartreuse (green)
- Top it off with Brandy
This drink must be properly prepared to prevent the different colors from running into each other, but must each have a separate appearance.
Harry Johnson’s New and Improved Bartender’s Manual, 1882
Note from Lost Cocktails:
Chartreuse Verte (Shameless affiliate link) – Created in 1764 as a lighter alternative to elixir vegetal. The details of the original recipes’ 130 ingredients are still a well-kept secret. Chartreuse Verte is aged 2-3 years in oak casks before being thinned down to an average strength of 55% ABV before it is bottled.