The Last Word - Just in time for St. Patrick's Day

Surprisingly, there are many cocktails suitable for St. Patrick’s Day festivities that are not made with Irish whiskey. Irish whiskey will always be a crowd favorite, but if you are feeling adventurous try The Last Word - an old fashion cocktail made with interesting ingredients and tweak to bring it up to date.

These fruit forward cocktails will satisfy almost any palatte. Serve up in a vintage  Baccaret Harcourt coupe.

These fruit forward cocktails will satisfy almost any palatte. Serve up in a vintage Baccaret Harcourt coupe.

Ingredients

Makes 2 cocktails

3 oz. gin

1 oz. green Chartreuse

1 oz. maraschino liqueur, like Luxardo

2 oz. fresh lime juice

Twist of lime for garnish

Instructions

Vigorously shake all ingredients together with ice. Strain into a martini glass or a coupe and garnish with lime twist.

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