This fresh, vibrant Green Lantern cocktail from Oakland’s Pican restaurant was inspired by the movie "Beasts of the Southern Wild."
This fresh, vibrant Green Lantern cocktail from Oakland's Pican restaurant was inspired by the movie "Beasts of the Southern Wild." (Pican)

Green Lantern

Inspired by "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

Serves 1

1 1/2 ounces Sam Houston American Whiskey

3/4 ounce green chartreuse

1 ounce coconut cream

1/2 ounce fresh squeezed lime juice

3 basil leaves, divided

Combine the whiskey, chartreuse, coconut cream, lime juice and 2 basil leaves in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and double strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with the last leaf of basil and enjoy!

-- Sam Babalola, bar manager, Picán





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