Are you looking for the best cocktail recipes made with chartreuse? Chartreuse is a French liqueur. It is made by the Carthusian Monks since 1737. Chartreuse is made of distilled alcohol aged with 130 herbs, plants and flowers. There are two types of Chartreuse. Green Chartreuse (55%) is a naturally green liqueur. It is made from 130 herbs and plants macerated in alcohol. Yellow Chartreuse (40%) has a milder and sweeter flavour. Be sure to try these cocktails with Green Chartreuse: the Shamrock cocktail and the Tailgate cocktail. Please also try these 2 layered shooters with Green Chartreuse: Café Chartreuse and For My Next Trick.