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"The PDT Cocktail Book"

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On ‎4‎/‎16‎/‎2017 at 10:56 PM, FrogPrincesse said:

PDT's homage to the Last Word, the East Village Athletic Club Cocktail (Jim Meehan, John Deragon, Don Lee) with 1.5 oz Tequila Ocho plata 2014, 0.75 oz lemon juice, 0.5 oz yellow Chartreuse, 0.5 oz Grand Marnier. It's a little more subdued than the original, and the orange flavor from the Grand Marnier is almost like a small nod to a Margarita.

 

Sounds interesting although an ounce of yellow chartreuse/GranMa sounds like the potential for a lot of sugar. I know that sweet isn't necessarily your (or PDT's) typical profile so I presume that isn't the case?


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6 hours ago, tanstaafl2 said:

 

Sounds interesting although an ounce of yellow chartreuse/GranMa sounds like the potential for a lot of sugar. I know that sweet isn't necessarily your (or PDT's) typical profile so I presume that isn't the case?

I think I went slightly below the 0.5 oz mark for both to be cautious, and it wasn't overwhelmingly sweet. The tequila is super herbal, and so is the Chartreuse, and that was enough to captivate my taste buds. It was a bit like a Margarita & Last Word cross, which was a very cool concept.

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