Lilac Domino

1 oz Calvados
1 oz Gin
12 oz Yellow Chartreuse
12 oz Crème Yvette
12 oz Lemon juice
Shake and strain, cherry garnish
From the 1937 Café Royal Cocktail Book.
From other users
  • Good. Might try again with Genever. — ☆☆☆
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Actually, I've never tried

Actually, I've never tried Creme Yvette because I have a 267-year supply of Creme de Violette to use up first. ;)

christina in tacoma's picture

I really like the way the

I really like the way the Calvados, Chartreuse, and Creme Yvette combine, but I'm not sure that I care for the gin flavor in the mix- I'll try with less next time, as this was a little boozy-tasting. I used Tanqueray which maybe wasn't the best choice...

christina in tacoma's picture

Finally tried again, 1.5

Finally tried again, 1.5 Calvados and no gin which I think it is an improvement. Fruity but not cloying. Worth toying with, and if you don't have Creme Yvette (I have a huge bottle to use up) most any floral liqueur would work...