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The last word is an official IBA cocktail. It is made of equal parts of gin, maraschino liqueur, green Chartreuse, and fresh lime juice. This cocktail was originally created at the Detroit Athletic Club, somewhere between 1915-1916. Since then the last word continued to make waves around the world, when appeared in the famous 1951 cocktail book “Bottoms Up”, written by Ted Saucier. Over the last few decades, the cocktail lost its popularity and was forgotten, until 2004, when a bartender named Murray Stenson found a “Bottoms Up!” copy, and started to make it for its customers at Seattle’s Zig Zag Café. since Murray brought it back to life, it becomes a worldwide sensation.
20 ml gin
20 ml maraschino liqueur
20 ml green Chartreuse
20 ml fresh lime juice
Garnish: a Luxardo cherry
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the gin, maraschino liqueur, green Chartreuse, and fresh lime juice.
Shake for about 15 seconds, until cold.
Strain the mix into a coupe glass.
Garnish with a Luxardo cherry.