Killing Word

a spicy Last Word (ish) riff
1 oz Ancho Reyes Verde
34 oz Green Chartreuse
12 oz Maraschino Liqueur, Luxardo
34 oz Lime juice
1 sli Lime (garnish)
Shake all ingredients with ice for 15 seconds, strain into a chilled coupe or Nick & Nora glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.
Existential question--can something be a Last Word riff if it's not equal parts? Can't answer that one, but these ratios work better than equal parts.
Been experimenting with using Ancho Reyes (both variants) as a base spirit
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1 Comment

"Equal parts" cocktails are

Meh, "equal parts" cocktails are rarely best with actually-equal parts, IMO. e.g.: the best Last Word and Negroni recipes I've ever tried aren't equal parts.

Deliciousness always beats purity, and this one is delicious!