1 1⁄2 oz Brandy
3⁄4 oz Herbal liqueur, Yellow Chartreuse
3⁄4 oz Lemon juice
1⁄2 t Fine sugar (optional)

Shake, straight, straight up, cocktail glass.


Can also be made with Green Chartreuse, or sweeter or tarter to taste

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Posted by Dan on 6/06/2010
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  • So close to May Daisy. Big surprise, I love it.
  • Sasha: 2 Cognac 3/4 Lemon Juice 1/2 green chartreuse 1/4 simple syrup Lemon twist
  • 2 oz cognac, 1/2 green chartreuse, 1/2 cane sugar 1 ango, death and co. Thought it was too sour — ★★★
  • Tried Milk & Honey variation with green chartreuse, not my fav. — ★★★
  • Delicious with no sugar. — ★★★★★
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yarm commented on 1/19/2022:

Note: the drink was first published as Green Chartreuse but it is far superior with Yellow to my palate, so that's how I (and most folks) make it.