But Chartreuse is not reserved just for the monks who make it from a centuries-old secret recipe. As Kenyon reports, it's now a go-to drink for bartenders and their regulars alike, the latest in a long line of fad pours.
Compliments keep pouring out for Kenyon's liquid tour through the history of this drink. Writes monopod:
More columns like this, please! Love reading about some of the less-well-known bottles behind the bar that I've always wondered about. Lillet? Galliano? I'm ready to be enlightened...
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And another reader offered this quote from bartender Warren: It's "the only liquor so good they named a color after it."
Read more about Chartreuse here.