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Rubicon Cocktail

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Herbs can provide an amazing back drop to a cocktail. The Rubicon makes great use of rosemary and the herbal liqueur chartreuse. Both are a perfect compliment to gin and create a very refreshing libation. Oh, and don't forget your lighter; this one needs a bit of a flambé!
Ingredients
  Green chartreuse 1⁄2 Ounce
  Olive oil 1
  Plymouth gin 1 1⁄2 Ounce
  Maraschino liqueur 1⁄2 Ounce
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Ounce
Directions

MAKING
1. Arrange small rosemary wreath in the bottom of a rocks glass add Chartreuse.
2. Shake remaining ingredients with ice and set aside.
3. Using an olive oil mister, flame misted Chartreuse into glass to ignite and "cook" rosemary briefly.
4. To put out the flame and finish the cocktail, simply pour shaken ingredients into glass
topped with crushed ice.

SERVING
5. Garnish with a rosemary sprig and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Wine And Drink
Method: 
Mixing
Drink: 
Cocktail, Gin
Interest: 
Party, Romance
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol, Low Fat
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
1
Herbs can provide an amazing back drop to a cocktail. This Rubicon Cocktail is flavored with rosemary that goes well with the chartreuse. Take a look for the directions. Oh, and don't forget your lighter; this one needs a bit of a flambé!

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