Introduction: How to Make a Bijou

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New York City, 1880s

Dave Stolte

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Step 1: Cocktail Ingredients for a Bijou

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Let's make sure you've got all the ingredients you need.

1 oz Old Tom gin or London Dry gin
1 oz Italian vermouth
1 oz green Chartreuse
1 dash orange bitters

Step 2: Preparation

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Chill a cocktail glass in the freezer at least ten minutes.

In a mixing glass or shaker about a third-full with ice cubes, add all ingredients. Stir well to blend and chill, then strain into the chilled glass. No garnish.



dankozi713 (author)2016-03-15

Looks like you have some expensive tastes, Chartreuse and Carpano Antica! But seriously this is one of my favorite cocktails and considering this Jewel, you have to go quality all the way. Nice set up btw.

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