Elan Vital Cocktail

2 oz. full-bodied, Dutch-style gin
3/4 oz. yellow Chartreuse
1/2 oz. dry vermouth
1/4 oz. crème de violette, or another violet liqueur
1/4 oz. orgeat syrup
Tools: mixing glass, barspoon, strainer
Glass: coupe
Garnish: freshly grated orange peel

Fill mixing glass halfway with ice. Add liquid ingredients and stir well to chill. Strain into glass and garnish.

Daniel Shoemaker, Teardrop Lounge, Portland, Oregon