Hailing from Austin, Texas, the Green River blends Green Chartreuse, citrus and vodka for a refreshing drink

Green Chartreuse liqueur casts a verdant glow and adds an herbal, floral flavor, enhancing this drink's citrus notes.

Bar Congress, Austin, TX

Created by: Jason Stevens, Director of Bars and Beverage

Ingredients:
1 1/2 ounces vodka
6 basil leaves
3 large grapefruit peels, with minimal pith
1/4 ounce simple syrup (see directions below)
1/4 ounce Green Chartreuse
1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
A few grains of salt
1/4 grapefruit wheel, for garnish

Place the vodka, four basil leaves, grapefruit peels, simple syrup, Green Chartreuse and fresh lime juice in a shaker. Add ice cubes and shake hard for 15-20 seconds. Double strain into an old fashioned glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with the remaining two basil leaves and a quarter wheel of grapefruit.

Simple Syrup
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
Combine the sugar and water in a pot and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve. The liquid will be grainy, then cloudy, and is ready when it is completely clear.

Spirit Information

Origin

Austin TX 78701 U.S.

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