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Dead Celebrity

The challenges and triumphs Alex Waldman faces owning Istanbul's only craft cocktail bar are perhaps best summarized by this drink.

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Bijou

This improbable cocktail—a blend of gin, sweet vermouth and Chartreuse—was invented in the United States in the late-19th century and is commonly attributed to bartender Harry Johnson.

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Chartreuse

(n.) Invented by Carthusian Monks in the early-16th century for medicinal purposes, Chartreuse is one of the earliest-known herbal liqueurs. There are two versions: the 110-proof green, which has more…

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Last Word

One of the few surviving Prohibition-era drinks, the Last Word originated at the Detroit Athletic Club, where it was most likely mixed with bathtub gin during America’s dark days of…

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Yellow Jacket

For weeks, NYC cocktail bar Employees Only had toyed with the idea of mixing together tequila and elderflower liqueur, but there was a piece of the puzzle missing—yellow Chartreuse.

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Embassie

This reincarnation of The White Lady opts for Cocchi Americano and yellow Chartreuse in place of Cointreau.