Last Word

The Last Word is a prohibition-era cocktail originally developed at the Detroit Athletic Club. While the drink eventually fell out of favor, it enjoyed a renewed popularity after being rediscovered by the bartender Murray Stenson in 2004 during his tenure at the Zig Zag Café and becoming a cult hit in the Seattle area

Published: April 6, 2020


  • 20ml gin
  • 20 ml maraschino liqueur
  • 20ml fresh lime juice
  • 20ml green Chartreuse liqueur


  1. Mix the gin, maraschino liqueur, lime juice and Chartreuse in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Fill the shaker with ice, and shake frantically for about 10 seconds.
  3. Strain that mixture into a chilled cocktail glass.