Alpine Jewel

Basically a variant on the Bijou with the gin and Chartreuse split. Like sipping an alpine meadow.
12 oz Gin, Beefeater 24
12 oz Flavored vodka, 66 Gilead (Canadian Pine)
1 oz Sweet vermouth, Carpano Antica Formula
12 oz Amaro Montenegro
12 oz Green Chartreuse
Add all ingredients to mixing glass along with ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe. No garnish
As you can imagine, this one is for those that like a healthy dose of herbaceousness in their cocktails. 66 Gilead makes their Pine Vodka by distilling fresh pine needles into their whole wheat vodka, "capturing the essence of Canada’s Boreal Forest." You could sub in Clear Creek's Douglas Fir eau-de-vie, I'm sure.
Picked up a bottle of 66 Gilead's Pine Vodka and tried several cocktails looking for a good use for it. Settled on this Bijou variant. The combination of pine, herbal liqueur and a zesty, spicy, vegetal amaro makes me think of Alpine Tundra.
From other users
  • Think Cascade Street gin in place of the pine vodka.
  • Substitute Bols for the Flavored Vodka — ☆☆☆☆
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