Chartreuse

Chartreuse liqueurs are especially valuable spirits that are produced by monks of the Carthusian order in the grand charter house of the monastery, in Voiron – near Grenoble, in France.

The production of Chartreuse liqueur is wound up in many secrets and myths. There are only two monks, Minister Benoit and Brother Jean-Jacques, who know the 130 various ingredients of the original recipe. Other sources relating to the original recipe are known by a third monk. We are relatively sure that ca. 1/3 of the ingredients originate in the Chartreuse region and the other 2/3 come from all over the world. All the ingredients, even including the coloring agents, used in all the charterhouse-produced liqueurs are 100% organic.
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Chartreuse Verte - 70cl

France / 55%
(20 Reviews)

Chartreuse Verte was created in 1764 as a lighter alternative to élixir végétal....

Chartreuse Verte was created in 1764 as a lighter alternative to élixir végétal. The details regarding the original recipes' 130 ingredients have remained a well-kept secret. It is however known that sesame seeds are extracted to produce ...

 $66.50/Liter  $46.50
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Chartreuse Elixir Végétal - 10cl

France / 69%
(29 Reviews)

A legendary herbal liqueur, that was used as a medicinal elixir in the past. Tod...

The promising title of this recipe manuscript, from which the monk and pharmacist Jérôme Maubec developed the élixir végétal in 1737, bears the following words: “Elixir for long life”. The drink wou ...

 $215/Liter  $21.50
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Chartreuse Verte was created in 1764 as a lighter alternative to élixir végétal....

Chartreuse Verte was created in 1764 as a lighter alternative to élixir végétal. The details regarding the original recipes' 130 ingredients have remained a well-kept secret. It is however known that sesame seeds are extracted to produce ...

 $68.50/Liter  $24
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Chartreuse 1605 - 70cl

France / 56%
(2 Reviews)

The Chartreuse 1605 was developed in order to celebrate the 400th anniversary of...

In 1605, martial Francois Hannibal d'Estrées gave the recipe for a so-called “elixir for long life” to a Carthusian monk. This was the beginning of the long history of Chartreuse liquor. To celebrate the 400th anniversary of this important ...

 $76.50/Liter  $53.50
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A walnut liqueur with an exceptional taste, produced by the monks of the Carthus...

The production of walnut liqueurs has a long-standing tradition in the Dauphiné, the region where the mother abbey of the Carthusian order is located. The monks of the of the Grand Chartreuse, makers of the infamous Chartreuse herbal liqueurs, took up this tradition a ...

 $43/Liter  $30
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Liqueur Chartreuse Verte V.E.P. - 1L

France / 54%
(21 Reviews)

Chartreuse V.E.P. is a wonderful digestif at 54% ABV, and is best enjoyed chille...

V.E.P. stands for Vieillissement Exceptionnellement Prolongé, or in English “aged for an especially time”. Chartreuse V.E.P. is respectively identical to both Chartreuse Jaune and Chartreuse Verte in its composition and production ...

 $178/Liter  $178
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A Chartreuse liqueur made with black currant. Goes nicely in cocktails or long d...

The black currants that are used by the Carthusian monks to produce their cassis grow in the same region as the grand charter-house. These black currants grow on the typical small and densely-branched shrubs with small leaves that look like grape leaves.

 $38/Liter  $19
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A fruity Chartreuse liquor made from blackberries.

This blackberry liqueur consists of almost deep-black berries, sugar and alcohol, containing 21% ABV. The monks of the Carthusian order harvest the small, flavor-intensive blackberries from the shrubs that grow between their campus and the neighboring mounta ...

 $38/Liter  $19
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A Chartreuse liqueur made with blueberries.

The delicious blueberries, from which the Carthusian monks produce their blueberry liqueur, can be harvested at the end of each summer on the small bushes growing along the mountain paths extending around the grand charter-house. The liqueur otherwise just c ...

 $38/Liter  $19
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A Chartreuse liqueur made with raspberries, that is very suitable for cocktails...

The berries from which the Carthusian monks produce their raspberry liquor are in fact very difficult to harvest, but are bright red and offer a delicious taste and smell. Otherwise, this raspberry liquor only contains sugar and alcohol. It con ...

 $38/Liter  $19
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