Lumière Cocktail

Need something to do while you wait for the pot to boil?

Need something to do while you wait for your black duck and dumplings to boil?
Robert Gustafson suggests this cocktail.

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. 
  2. Shake briskly and strain the mixture into a cocktail glass. 
  3. Garnish with a lime.


  • 1 ½  ounces gin, like New Columbia Distillers’ Green Hat Gin 
  • 1 ounce elderflower liqueur, such as St. Germain or St. Elder
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice (or bottled)
  • 3/4 ounce green chartreuse (80 proof or 110 proof, bartender’s option)
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters