Alaska Cocktail (aka Emerald Martini)

Description
Gin, Herbal liqueur, Orange bitters
Ingredients
Instructions
Stir, strain, straight up, cocktail glass.
Notes
The ratios suggest for this cocktail vary from 2:1 to 8:1. I've selected a relatively dry 6:1. Serve very cold to avoid excess sweetness. Alternatively, use more Chartreuse and balance with lemon, dry sherry, or top with dry sparkling wine.
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year1920
Created byUnknown. Savoy or earlier.
AuthenticityAltered recipe
Referencehttp://chanticleersociety.org/forums/p/1279/7573.aspx#7573
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Dan on 06/06/2010

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Make with another recipe calling for 1 oz of chartreuse, which required lemon to balance it. Next time try this recipe with 3/8 oz lemon juice. (4 stars)

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