Featured in this month's issue of Imbibe Magazine is a list of the 25 Most Influential Cocktails Over The Past Century. Making the cut is "The Last Word," it's origin straight out of the Motor City during the Prohibition Era from the Detroit Athletic Club.
While the drink eventually fell out of use, it has recently enjoyed renewed popularity after being rediscovered as a cult hit in the Seattle area by Murray Stenson, a bartender at the Zig Zag Café.
How to Make The Last Word
1 oz gin
1 oz maraschino liqueur
1 oz Chartreuse
1 oz fresh lime juice
Shake well with ice and strain into chilled cocktail glass. Shut up and drink.