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The Purgatory Cocktail

Encountered via a Gary Regan column in the San Francisco Chronicle, and created by bartender Ted Kilgore of the Monarch Restaurant in Maplewood, Missouri.


2-1/2 ounces Rittenhouse 100-proof rye whiskey

3/4 ounce Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur (NOT B&B!)

3/4 ounce green Chartreuse


Stir with ice for no less than 30 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

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Taken on September 14, 2007