Poor Liza

  • Base Spirit Brandy
  • Preparation Shaken
  • Flavor Refreshing
  • Served Up

The Poor Liza is under-the-radar modern classic beloved by cocktail nerds in the know. The drink was the creation of Toby Maloney at Chicago’s Violet Hour in 2008. It tastes like drinking a perfect pear.

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Poor Liza
  1. Combine the eau de vie, Chartreuse, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a shaker. Add ice.
  2. Shake until chilled.
  3. Double strain into a coupe.
  4. Garnish with one dash Peychauds.

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