No age statement
Category: Monastic-style herbal liqueurs
Product of: France
Élixir Végétal de la Grande Chartreuse is the original tonic (elixir of life) first created by Brother Antoine in 1764, accordingly it is classified a pharmaceutical product in France. Take by dripping five drops on a sugar cube or in a little sugared water, or add a few dashes to hot chocolate.
Sampled on 07/08/2012
Clear, khaki green with forest green flecks.
Candied angelica, eucalyptus, liquorice, tobacco leaf, freshly cut grass and mint leaves with ginger cake, spruce needles and cracked black pepper spirit.
Strong in alcohol and equally strong in flavour with herbaceous, rootyness with peppermint, ginger, fresh vegetal flavours with hints of lemon, aniseed and tobacco.
Lingering bitter root flavours with lingering crushed peppermint leaf.
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap