Life Sentence

Description
Rye, Bénédictine, Elderflower liqueur, Rhubarb bitters, Bitters, Lemon juice, Orange peel
Instructions
Shake, strain, serve straight up, granish
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year2011
Created byBrian Vollmer, Roast, Detroit, MI
Posted byendless_optimism on 01/08/2011

Comments

christina in tacoma's picture

We had a Life Sentence vs. Prosecutor Throwdown; these cocktails are rather similar (Benedictine vs. Yellow Chartreuse; bitters or not; slight differences in Rye: liqueur ratio). In these recipes, the Benedictine and Yellow Chartreuse are pretty interchangeable. While both were good, for us, the slight edge went to the Life Sentence; the bitters made the difference. Used Wild Turkey Rye.

From other users

Nicely balanced, complex but light drink. (3 stars)
Powerful, with strong flavors. 4 dashes of Rhubarb bitters may be 1 or 2 too many with Fee Brother's bitters. May be better with non-overproof rye. Good drink. Alice liked. (4 stars)

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