The Last Word
Easy to assemble, but hard to forget according to Imbibe magazine. This one tends to be a 'love it' or 'hate it' drink, probably in most part due to the Chartruese, the third of Embury's great liqueurs , which tends to arrive to a similar emotive reception. Despite being referenced as early as the 1920's it disappeared almost entirely until it's revival in the latter part of the last decade, somewhere near Seattle .
“If it were a wine, it would be a full-bodied red."
20ML PERRY'S TOT NAVY GIN
20ML LIME JUICE
SERVED STRAIGHT UP
“Chartreuse: Another grand old liqueur which, like Benedictine, originated with a religious order. It is not as old as Beneditine by some two hundred and fifty years, but it compares favourably in flavour, and the secret of it's formula is as jealously and effectively guarded.”