1⁄2 oz Licor 43 (liqueur)
1⁄2 oz Triple sec
1⁄2 oz Herbal liqueur, Green Chartreuse
1⁄2 oz Bénédictine
3⁄4 oz Lemon

Way too sweet initially. 1/2 oz Lemon was barely enough. 3/4 is better. Might try 1 oz Lemon for a tart presentation. One is enough. Tried adding some Gin, but I don't think it improved it, and it diluted the flavor.

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Posted by Dan on 6/06/2010
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laerm commented on 1/07/2017:

Drinks with 1/2oz (or more) maraschino are always interesting. It seems very tame in this one. Not bad.

Tried a halfsie of this with yellow chartreuse (as the original recipe used it) and the higher lemon juice spec.  Still a whole lotta sweet on sweet, with a not unpleasant rounded, sweet mid-palate, and the maraschino being the most prominent flavor.  Tried it again with green chartreuse, which was noticeably better balanced.  So I'd suggest using green chartreuse as indicated and kick it up to 1 oz lemon juice, and possibly do an expressed lemon swath garnish.