Last Word Cocktail

last word cocktail recipe


With its herbaceous notes and pale, grassy color, the time-tested Last Word cocktail – born at the Detroit Athletic Club over a century ago – is perfect for celebrating spring.

3/4 oz. gin
3/4 oz. green Chartreuse
3/4 oz. Luxardo Maraschino liqueur
3/4 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice

Combine ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously, and strain into a stemmed glass. Garnish with a cherry, if desired.