Gin, Sweet vermouth, Maraschino cherry, Herbal liqueur, Orange bitters
1ozSweet vermouth
1ozGreen Chartreuse
1dsOrange bitters
1 Maraschino cherry (as garnish)
Stir, strain, straight up, cocktail glass, garnish.
This is the original, historic recipe, which many find too sweet today. See Bijou (dry)
Name means jewel in French, named after precious stones: diamond (gin), ruby (vermouth), emerald (chartreuse). Originally ingredients were floated. - Wikipedia
Cocktail summary
Created byEzra Star, perhaps. From "Jack's Manual"
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
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Dan on 06/06/2010

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Added 1/2 lemon, which transformed the drink, balancing the sweet. (3 stars)

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