Stir for 30 seconds, strain into profoundly cold coupe. No garnish.
Heady, herbal, strong, bracing. Not for the faint of heart, generally one is enough as an apéro. Any classic London Dry would be appropriate.
Created for Forest Collins, cocktail and nightlife blogger based in Paris (http://52martinis.blogspot.com) and on Twitter as @52martinis Alaska: 1.5 oz gin, .5 oz yellow Chartreuse