Looking for cocktail recipes with Yellow Chartreuse? Chartreuse is a French liqueur. It's made of distilled alcohol which is aged with +100 herbs and plants. Chartreuse continues to age and improve once it's in the bottle. Chartreuse is very sweet and a little spicy. Green Chartreuse is made from 130 herbs and plants. Yellow Chartreuse is milder and sweeter and has a quite dominant flavour when used in cocktail recipes. Yellow chartreuse is used in some cocktail recipes. Often only some drops are used in the cocktail because of the dominant flavour.