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Posted on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017


In celebration of America’s Native Spirit, here’s a token from our bartenders for #BourbonHeritageMonth. Try this recipe at home, or order one at the Metropole bar all September long.


2 oz Old Forester Bourbon
1 oz Domaine de Canton
2 dashes Rhubarb bitters
Spritz of Green Chartreuse

Spritz glass with chartreuse.
Add the remaining ingredients into a mixing glass.
Add ice, stir and strain into the spritzed glass.
Garnish with lemon peel.

In 1605, a young french marshal presented the Carthusian monks with a recipe for an elixir of immortality. The monks rejoiced and created Green Chartruese. It certainly has a kick to it, so we throw in a little ginger and rhubarb to balance it. Then we round out the concoction with Kentucky’s own elixir of life (a.k.a. Bourbon) and you have a life-affirming cocktail. Viva la