Classic Bijou


This classic gin cocktail is named for French word jewel.   The classic Bijou cocktail is one of the oldest drinks dating back to 1880s and if you like a drink with bigger flavors than you’ll typically encounter, this is a great drink to start.






  • 1 ounce gin
  • 1 ounce Sweet vermouth
  • 1 ounce Green Chartreuse
  • 1 dash Orange bitters

How to prepare a classic Bijou cocktail:

Pour all the ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice.  Stir it till it’s very cold and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.  You can serve it with a lemon twist for garnish.  Cheers.