5 Green Chartreuse Cocktails for the True Enthusiast

Blushing Monk cocktail garnished with mint sprig
Green Chartreuse is the kryptonite of many cocktail enthusiasts – it’s certainly mine. If you’re not familiar with Chartreuse, here is the crash course. It’s a French herbal liqueur that’s made by Carthusian monks based on a recipe they purportedly received in 1605. The two types that you’ll see most often are yellow (40% ABV) and green (55% ABV), but there are other iterations that include aged and higher ABV bottlings. Yellow is the more mild version, while green is the bolder. 

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Swampwater

Swampwater
 
Recipe Type: Cocktail
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 4 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1.5 ounces Green Chartreuse
  • .5 ounce lime juice
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until chilled.
  2. Strain into a glass filled with ice and garnish with pineapple crown leaves or a lime wheel.