Jimmie Roosevelt

Description
"Cooling, refreshing, invigorating, a delight to the eye and palate"
Instructions
Fill a big 16 oz thin crystal goblet with finely cracked ice. In the diametrical center of the frosty mass add a lump of sugar well saturated with Angostura, then add cognac, then fill the glass with chilled champagne, finally floating the chartreuse on top. Please refrain from garnishing!
Notes
Named after Colonel Jimmie Roosevelt of the civil aeronautics commission.
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Created byCharles H. Baker (1920's or 30's)
ReferenceThe Gentleman's Companion, vol. 2 by Charles H Baker, Jr.
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rwilde on 02/24/2012

From other users

Wow, unfortunately used the last teaspoon of Chartreuse. Second half of drink will need to wait for another day. (4 stars)

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