This is Not a Glass of Chardonnay

Inspired by the Alaska cocktail, this drink mimics the chalkiness and salinity of Chablis with the color of a white wine. Served strained into a wine glass.
Photo by Farrah Skeiky / Dim Sum Media.

Courtesy of Columbia Room, Washington, DC

The Alaska Cocktail, which utilizes gin, Yellow Chartreuse and orange bitters, was Fetherston’s jumping-off point for this drink with Chablis-like chalkiness and salinity.

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Ingredients
  • 1½ ounces Plymouth Gin
  • ½ ounce Aylesbury Duck Vodka
  • ¼ ounce Yellow Chartreuse
  • 1 teaspoon G.E. Massenez Pear Williams Eau-de-Vie
  • 1 teaspoon Giffard Pêche de Vigne
  • 1 ounce verjus blanc (available from online retailers)
Directions

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass. Add ice, and stir until chilled. Strain into a wine glass. (To make a larger batch, add 1 ounce filtered water per serving, and refrigerate without stirring.)

Published on June 29, 2017


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