A riff on a riff on a riff...with the original coming from Little Jumbo bar in Asheville, NC & then modified by What’s Marisa Drinking and Steve the Bartender. This St Patrick’s Day riff on the original Last Word includes Midori which saw its birthplace in Studio 54 back in ‘78at a cast party for the SNL!
3/4 oz Gin
3/4 oz Green Chartreuse ( you could use yellow, but not in mid-March)
3/4 oz Midori
3/4 oz Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
2 dashes Chinese Bitters
Garnish w/ violets
Combine all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker and dry shake for 20+ seconds.
Add ice and reshake for 10 seconds until well chilled.
Pour contents into a chilled martini or cocktail glass & garnish with violet flowers (not edible as pictured)