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bright yellow cocktail in a coupe glass.

Yellow Parrot Cocktail Recipe

Amy Traynor
This forgotten classic cocktail is an unconventional blend of equal parts absinthe, yellow Chartreuse, and apricot liqueur. The key to this drink is adding plenty of dilution through a long stir (or shake!)
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 1 oz absinthe
  • 1 oz Yellow Chartreuse
  • 1 oz apricot liqueur


  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with plenty of ice.
  • Stir for longer than usual, about one minute.
  • Strain into a coupe glass or a rocks glass over ice (for a slightly less intense drink).
  • Garnish with an expressed lemon twist.
Keyword absinthe, apricot, chartreuse, classic cocktails, yellow chartreuse
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