Combining Green Chartreuse and hot chocolate may seem like an odd pairing. It’s definitely one that you have to experience firsthand before you can understand how complementary the flavor profiles are. The bold flavors of the 55% ABV Chartreuse easily stand up to the complexity of quality chocolate in this homemade hot cocoa.
Fernet is one of those things that you either love or you hate. If you’re reading this post, you’re likely the former. Of all the amari, Fernet Branca is the most iconic and it’s the flagship ingredient in these fernet chocolate espresso crinkle cookies. Read more
This añejo smash is the perfect way to graduate from the overdone margarita. There are a number of great tequila drinks out there, and this one will satisfy both the cocktail enthusiast and those who just want a refreshing summer drink. Read more
With every spirit there is an additional layer of appreciation that comes from understanding the history and production process. Nowadays we can walk into any bar and choose from a variety of beers, wines, and spirits from locations across the globe, yet what distinguishes the interesting ones is Read more
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.
Fernet and Chartreuse are known for their bold flavors which some may find too intense, but personally I gravitate towards them. Many cocktail enthusiasts are aware of the Industry Sour devised by Ted Kilgore of Taste in St. Louis, which features both of these ingredients. I prefer to Read more