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A Chartreuse Cookout on July 19 at New Haven's 116 Crown
If you thought Chartreuse — an aromatic French liquor — was more suitable for winter nights by the fire than a hot summer day in the sun, think twice. Join the crew of New Haven's own specialty cocktail bar and lounge, 116 Crown, for a four-course meal with a casual cookout feel, highlighting the subtly lighter side of this assertive sweet spirit, Thu., July 19, at 6 p.m. Featuring four Chartreuses, three cocktails, and courses including Chartreuse-cured gravlax (salmon), a "clam bake," pork tenderloin, and a white chocolate semi-freddo for dessert, this introduction to one of France's most well-known liqueurs will have you second-guessing yourself the next time you assume a spirit's "season."
By Alison Geisler
July 17, 2012