A favorite spirit of the Mediterranean (and a featured Flavor in our 2014 Imbibe 75), mastika adds subtle pine and anise notes to this Chartreuse-infused twist on the gingery Mule.
1 1/2 oz. mastika
3/4 oz. green Chartreuse
1/2 fresh lime juice
3-4 oz. ginger beer
Tools: shaker, strainer
Garnish: lime wheel
Combine all ingredients, except ginger beer, and shake with ice. Strain into an ice-filled glass, top with ginger beer and garnish.
Libertine Liquor Bar, Indianapolis, Indiana