1 1⁄2 oz Blanco tequila, Espolon
3⁄4 oz Herbal liqueur, Yellow Chartreuse
1⁄2 oz Lime juice
1⁄2 oz Falernum (House recipe)
1 bsp Allspice Dram, St. Elizabeth (Optional: see notes)
1 sli Lemon (as garnish)
1 spg Mint (as garnish)

Add all ingredients to shaker tin, shake, and double strain into coupe. For garnish, cut lemon wheel and poke tiny hole in center. Add small mint sprig and float on top of cocktail.


The falernum in this recipe is house made with a Wray and Nephew overproof rum base. You may substitute a pre-made variety, such as B.G. Reynolds or Velvet falernum, although it may be a good idea to add a barspoon of pimento liqeuer since the falernum in this recipe is somewhat heavy on the baking spices.


Created at VOLT, summer 2014

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Created by
Carlo Caroscio, VOLT, Frederick, MD
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  • Somewhat strong. Maybe unsurprising considering it's all alcohol besides lime.
  • A touch too sweet. Will need to curate this one. — ★★★★
  • Made with Velvet Falernum and 1/2 tsp Allspice Dram- phenomenal this way!
  • wonderful spice, sourness, and bitterness
  • Made with homemade dram supplementing the Velvet Falernum. Quite tasty. Don't know how to make the garnish float. — ★★★★
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