|3⁄4 fl oz||Rittenhouse bottled-in-bond straight rye whiskey|
|3⁄4 fl oz||Green Chartreuse liqueur|
|3⁄4 fl oz||Luxardo Maraschino liqueur|
|3⁄4 fl oz||Freshly squeezed lemon juice|
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The Last Word is classically made with gin, maraschino, Chartreuse and lime juice. In this twist, whiskey replaces the gin, and Mr Ward switches citrus fruits from lime to lemon.
Perhaps the best-know riff on the classic Last Word, it was created in 2007 by Phil Ward at Death & Co., New York City, USA.
For the full story behind the origins of the Last Word and its many variations see our Last Word page.