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 Elixir Végétal - 10cl

France / 69%
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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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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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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 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 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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