Bijou shot

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Shot glass
Measuring jigger

Nutrition

There are approximately 107 calories in one serving of Bijou shot.

Styles & Flavours

Bijou shot image

Serve in a

Shot glass

Garnish:

None

How to make:

Carefully LAYER ingredients in the following order.

12 fl oz Martini Rosso sweet vermouth
12 fl oz Green Chartreuse liqueur
12 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
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Our comment:

A shot loaded with bold flavours best suited to fans of Chartreuse.

History:

This vintage layered, or ‘pousse-café’ style drink is named after the French for ‘jewel’, apparently a reference to its trio of ingredients having the colours of the three most precious jewels: diamond (gin), ruby (sweet vermouth) and emerald (Green Chartreuse).

If all the ingredients, and so the colours, are mixed together the result is a rather better ‘Bijou #1’, also aptly named Amber Dream due to its colour. If I were you I wouldn’t bother with this layered drink, grab a stirring glass and enjoy an Amber Dream.

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