Makes 1 drink
Adapted from a recipe by Ted Kilgore, bartender and bar manager at Monarch Restaurant, Maplewood, Mo.
- 21/2 ounces Rittenhouse 100-proof straight rye whiskey
- 3/4 ounce Benedictine
- 3/4 ounce Green Chartreuse
- 1 lemon wedge or twist, for garnish
Instructions: Fill a mixing glass two-thirds full of ice and add the whiskey, Benedictine and Chartreuse. Stir for approximately 30 seconds, strain into a chilled cocktail glass, add garnish.
Doesn't this drink sound crazy? I need to get some Rittenhouse Rye just to try it out. The recipe comes from Gary Regan's cocktail column in the SF Chronicle.