- 22-25 ml gin
- 22-25 ml green Chartreuse
- 22-25 ml maraschino liqueur
- 22-25 ml lime juice
- Garnish: brandied cherry (optional)
Add the gin, green Chartreuse, maraschino liqueur and lime juice into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a brandied cherry
The Last Word was first served at the Detroit Athletic Club, circa 1915. Created just before the start of Prohibition, likely by a bartender named Frank Fogarty, it’s one of the cocktail canon’s most successful Prohibition-era drinks.