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1 34 oz Añejo rum, Cruzan Single Barrel
34 oz Green Chartreuse
12 oz Averna
14 oz Falernum, Velvet Falernum
Instructions
Stir and strain
From other users
  • lime maybe try lemon
  • Used Flor de Cana. Added 0.25 oz lime - try 0.5 oz to reduce sweetness. — ☆☆☆☆
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5 Comments

mahastew's picture

Lime would definitely help;

Lime would definitely help; it needs acid and tartness. All I can really taste is the Chartreuse; the Averna is basically buried. I give it 4/5 mainly because I love Chartreuse to death.

I agree. I tried it as

I agree. I tried it as written. Blech. Too harsh. I added the 1/4 oz lime. Mmmmh marvelous. And it was so little citrus it just elevated it while still leaving it to feel like a spirits driven drink.

This works really well with a

This works really well with a liqueur made from bay leaves or seeds in place of the Charteuse, if you can find (or make) one.
Green Chartreuse may be too strong - try yellow?

I too did a lime-tartness

I too did a lime-tartness thing, but I didn't want to add too much to it, so I used lime bitters and acid phosphate. Pretty good.