3⁄4 oz Mezcal
3⁄4 oz Herbal liqueur, Green Chartreuse
3⁄4 oz Herbal liqueur, Yellow Chartreuse
Instructions

Add ice and stir 30 seconds. Serve in a chilled small coupe glass.

Cocktail summary
Posted by pgg33 on 9/25/2016
Created by
Robert Simonson
Is an
authentic recipe
Reference

New York Times

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  • Express a grapefruit peel over the top; it adds a lot! Initial impression is that it is complex but strong and feels imcomplete. That being said, the more I drink and it opens up, the more I enjoy — ★★★★★
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<br />I was skeptical about this cocktail. After all, it was very heavy on the Chartreuse side. But the one rating of a 5 said I had to try it. I anticipated the smokiness from the Mezcal, but I was pleasently surprised by the combination of both green and yellow Chartreuses. The recipe did not call for a garnish of any sorts, but I added a lime twist, which made the cocktail more complex and more interesting.

The Disco is not Everyman's drink, but drinkers who enjoy a drink with a smoky flavor or Chartreuse will take to "The Disco Ball." However, I believe the drink will profit from a garnish of sorts, but I don't know--at this time--what the garnish should be. Bitters? Orange Twist? Lemon Twist? Grapefruit twist? Lime twist? Explore and let others know what you discover, please. Although I enjoyed this drink, the ingredients give a heavy taste, which is hard to overcome without a bitters or garnish of sorts. I rated this drink at 3.5. Imbibe, but drink responsibly.


A very intetesting (good!) flavour mix. Lemon zest does it no harm.