Yellow Jacket Cocktail

cuisine American
difficulty Simple
makes 1 cocktail
season Year Round

Ingredients

2 ounces reposado tequila 1 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur 3/4 ounce Yellow Chartreuse 1 dash Orange Bitters 1 lemon twist, for garnish

Directions

  1.  Pour tequila, elderflower liqueur, Chartreuse, and bitters into mixing glass.
  2.  Fill about two-thirds full with ice cubes and stir for 40 revolutions.
  3.  Strain into chilled cocktail glass.
  4.  Garnish with lemon twist.

Bar Notes

Speak Easy uses Regan’s Orange Bitters and Partida repasado tequila. Reposado tequila is aged in wood barrels or storage tanks between 2 months and 11 months. The spirit takes on a golden hue and the taste becomes a good balance between the Agave and wood flavors.