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The Green Eyes cocktail has a vibrant hue and refreshing taste and comprises a delicate blend of gin, green Chartreuse, simple syrup, egg white, and freshly squeezed lime juice.
The flavor profile of the Green Eyes cocktail is a complex of herbal, citrusy, and slightly sweet notes. The botanical complexity of green Chartreuse, a liqueur made from a blend of 130 herbs and plants, adds a layer of depth to the cocktail. The gin’s juniper undertones provide a balanced contrast to the herbaceousness, while the lime juice contributes a zesty, tangy element that balances the overall taste. The result is a well-rounded and invigorating drink that delights the palate with each sip.
The mastermind behind the Green Eyes cocktail, Andrew Volk, hails from Maine’s Portland Hunt & Alpine. As a visionary mixologist, Volk skillfully intertwined all the ingredients to craft this iconic drink. His creative genius and deep understanding of flavor profiles birthed a cocktail that tantalizes the senses. Named after a lover’s gaze, the Green Eyes cocktail stands as a testament to Volk’s dedication to mixology artistry, leaving an indelible mark on the world of beverages.
45 ml Gin
22.5 ml Green chartreuse
22.5 ml fresh lime juice
22.5 ml Simple syrup
15 ml Egg white
Garnish: lime wheel
Fill a cocktail shaker with gin, fresh lime juice, green chartreuse, and egg white, and dry-shake for about 10 seconds.
Add ice to the shaker and shake again, until chilled.
Strain into an Old fashioned glass.
Garnish with a lime wheel.