Small, round, green citrus fruits. Commonly used in many cocktails for its rind or its acidic taste (6% acid total; 4% citric, 2% malic, some succinic acid).
A syrup made from dissolving granulated sugar (sucrose) in water. Regular simple is made by combining 1:1 sugar:water by mass, rich simple is 2:1 sugar:water by mass although only 1.5 times as sweet as regular. We always use 1:1 syrup unless otherwise noted in the recipe itself.
A type of rum made from cane juice rather than cane molasses. Rhum agricole originated in the French Caribbean islands.
A liqueur made from aloe and other ingredients. A common brand is chareau.
A colorless eau de vie brandy that has been flavored with or made from pears. You can make it yourself; Google it!
A French liqueur made by the Carthusian Monks since 1737 according to the instructions given to them by François Annibal d'Estrées in 1605. It is a distilled alcohol aged with 130 herbs, plants and flowers. The name derived from the monks' Grande Chartreuse monastery in the Chartreuse Mountains. Chartreuse is known to age and improve in the bottle. Green Chartreuse is the original high proof version; 55% ABV.
In a single old-fashioned glass, muddle the lime coin and syrup. Add the remaining ingredients, fill the glass with cracked ice, and stir briefly. #muddle #build #ontherocks