Powerful and unique, Green Chartreuse is the only liqueur with a completely natural green colour. Only two Carthusian monks know the identity of the 130 Powerful and unique, Green Chartreuse is the only liqueur in the world with a plants, how to blend them and how to distill them into this world famous liqueur. They are also the only ones who know which plants they have to macerate to produce the natural green and yellow colours. And they alone supervise the slow ageing in oak casks.
“Chartreuse, in my opinion, is the king of liqueurs,” says Adam Gamboa, the lead bartender at Il Posto in Denver. “It’s powerful, unique, smooth and versatile and leaves me questioning what hidden flavours and aromatics I have yet to discover,” he says. Gamboa uses it in his gin-based “bartender’s choice” cocktails and also complements or contrasts ingredients including lime, pineapple, thyme, basil, rosemary, coffee, vanilla or absinthe. In his Lutin Vert cocktail, it’s shaken with gin, elderflower, lime, lavender bitters, coffee and rosemary.”