Elixir of Life: A Masterclass of Liquid Alchemy with Chartreuse

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Elixir of Life: A Masterclass of Liquid Alchemy with Chartreuse

The Last Tuesday Society & Cask Liquid Marketing invite you to masterclass of liquid alchemy with Chartreuse on Thursday 23rd May from 19:00-21:00.

The evening will begin with an exploration of the senses as we look for inspiration in the ancient history of Chartreuse's secret recipe. A tasting of the Chartreuse portfolio will be offered for divine inspiration.

Find yourself around The Last Tuesday Society's own alchemist temple as a dose of the elixir will be offered to each guest as has been done daily by the monks of the Order of Chartreuse for centuries.

Finally, you will be invited to explore the art of liquid alchemy. Starting with a base spirit provided, purest of heart, guests will conjure up their own Elixir of Life to take home through the higher magical powers of natural botanicals.

Ticket price includes a welcome cocktail, an intimate tasting from the Chartreuse portfolio, a bottle of your personalised elixir to take home, and admission to The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities.

Chartreuse: The Elixir of Long Life

The Order of Chartreuse was more than 500 years old when in 1605, at a monastery in France, the monks received a gift of the ancient manuscript for the “Elixir of Long Life”. This manuscript was the work of a 16th century alchemist having possessed great knowledge of herbs with higher powers and the skill to blend, infuse and macerate a sacred combination of 130 botanicals to form this perfectly balanced tonic.

In the early 17th century, only a few monks and even fewer apothecaries understood the use of herbs and plants in the treatment of illness. The manuscript’s recipe was so complex that only bits and pieces of it were understood and used at Vauvert.

Today, this “Elixir of Long Life” is still made only by the Chartreuse monks following that ancient recipe, and is called Elixir Vegetal de la Grande-Chartreuse. Only two Chartreuse Monks – Dom Benoît and Brother Jean-Jacques – know the names of the 130 herbs and plants used.

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