2 oz Rye
1⁄2 oz Bénédictine
1⁄2 oz Lemon juice
1 twst Orange peel (as garnish)
Instructions

Shake, strain, serve straight up, granish

Cocktail summary
Created by
Brian Vollmer, Roast, Detroit, MI
Year
2011
Is of
unknown authenticity
Curator
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Average
4 stars
(14 ratings)
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  • Enjoyable. No sugar necessary. Add a dash of orange juice. Decrease rhubarb bitters to 6 dashes when doubling the receipe. — ★★★★
  • Double everything but garnish. :-) — ★★★★
  • Used Bulleit; would be better with 3 dashes of rhubarb bitters instead of 4 — ★★★★★
  • Nicely balanced, complex but light drink. — ★★★
  • Powerful, with strong flavors. 4 dashes of Rhubarb bitters may be 1 or 2 too many with Fee Brother's bitters. May be better with non-overproof rye. Good drink. Alice liked. — ★★★★
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Comments

We had a Life Sentence vs. Prosecutor Throwdown; these cocktails are rather similar (Benedictine vs. Yellow Chartreuse; bitters or not; slight differences in Rye: liqueur ratio). In these recipes, the Benedictine and Yellow Chartreuse are pretty interchangeable. While both were good, for us, the slight edge went to the Life Sentence; the bitters made the difference. Used Wild Turkey Rye.